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What is Syslog?

This post has been written by Dr. Miao Wang, a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Performance Engineering Lab at University College Dublin. 
This post is the first in a multi-part series of posts on the many options for collecting and forwarding… Read More

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Revisiting the Past with Logentries and Syslog

When I was younger I was always amazed by my grandfather. He would revel me in stories about how, when growing up, not only did he not have a car or television, but he had to walk up hill “both… Read More

Posted in Cloud, DevOps, Log Management, Logentries, Syslog

How To Run Rsyslog in a Docker Container for Logging

I’ve been playing around with Docker this morning (read as I have followed their 15 min tutorial and have installed it on an Ubuntu instance – so I’m not quite the expert yet). I was initially interested in figuring out… Read More

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How to Send Log Data via a Proxy Server using Rsyslog

If you have a large number of servers you may have a requirement to configure proxy servers in various parts of your network to accept messages and then forward them to a centralized logging solution or service. We regularly see… Read More

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How to Configure Rsyslog with Any Log File; Agents Bad…No Agents Good…

Last week I wrote “In Defense of the Agent.” One of the main advantages of using agents is the ability to easily get the agent configured to monitor logs of any type no matter where those logs live on your… Read More

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