[CentOS] syslog remote computers

Ricardo Carrillo davxoc at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 19:14:32 UTC 2008

mmm I'm not sure if I understood, but when you want to register any
log to remote host you must to do as follow:

mail.*                                                     @

The example above is for register any mail logs into mail to remote
host with ip address.

2008/11/22 Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org>:
> On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Trying to figure out if there's a way to get syslog.conf to direct
>>> remote logging from a wireless access point to log to a separate file
>>> instead of the main syslog and can't figure out how that could be done
>>> from man syslog.conf (or man 2/3 of syslog)
>>> this clearly doesn't work
>>>*                               /var/log/WAP-2.log
>>> which according to the man page, makes sense since this the IP address
>>> is not a facility.
>>> Is there a way to do this that I am missing?
>> The stock syslog package can't do this. You need rsyslog to make this
>> happen. You can set up various templates and filters based on the log
>> file information also. See
>> http://www.bofh-hunter.com/2007/12/31/centralized-logging-with-centos-and-rsyslog/
>> for a brief walkthrough on the basics.
> In RPMforge we have backported rsyslog packages from RHEL5 to RHEL4. In this
> case version 2.0.0-11, but when RHEL5.3 is released (or security updates are
> released) I am commited to release them for RHEL4.
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