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    Can I use an alterative port for syslog if 514 is already taken?

    I currently have an Ubuntu 20.04 server receiving logs (via syslog) from our load balancer over UDP port 514. I also want to use the same Ubuntu server to receive logs (via syslog) from our vcenter appliance. Since port 514 is already used for syslog on my syslog server, can I use another...
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    How to send collected logs via syslog to another server?

    We have an Ubuntu server that acts as our syslog server. It is currently ingesting logs from our Centos7 which is our syslog client. From the syslog server, is there a way to send only the collected logs from Centos7 to another Linux server? The flow would look like: Centos7 (syslog client)...
  3. Linux_Programmer

    SLES12: rsyslog doesn't invoke logrotation scripts

    On SLES12, rsyslog doesn't invoke logrotation script upon logfile size exceeding the threshold. In the below given example, sometimes rotation script is invoked at 21MB, or 22 MB. $outchannel logRot_node1_msg,/var/log/messages, 20480000,/usr/local/bin/ When the logging rate is very...
  4. Linux_Programmer

    SLES12: rsyslog doesn't invoke logrotation scripts

    Posted in General Linux Forum