[CentOS] Remote-logging nginx? (or other non-syslog-enabled stuff)

Dr. Ed Morbius dredmorbius at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 20:44:00 UTC 2011

on 16:35 Thu 24 Mar, Lamar Owen (lowen at pari.edu) wrote:
> On Thursday, March 24, 2011 04:23:38 pm Dr. Ed Morbius wrote:
> > I'm looking for suggestions as to a good general method of
> > remote-logging services such as nginx or anything else which doesn't
> > support syslog natively.
> logger

I'm familiar with it.
> It's part of util-linux, and should be on every CentOS box, unless
> something is bad wrong....
> It can take its stdin and syslog to any loglevel and facility, and can
> do so over any socket.

So:  as part of a robust production system solution, how would I, say,
avoid retransmitting old log data?

Named FIFO pipes come to mind.

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