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Librenix: SSL Encrypted syslog with stunnel

Aug 05, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In many cases, syslog data is simply written to text files. This approach has some advantages, most notably it is very fast and efficient. However, data stored in text files is not readily accessible for real-time viewing and analysis. To do that, the messages need to be in a database. There are various ways to store syslog messages in a database. For example, some have the syslogd write text files which are later feed via a separate script into the database. Others have written scripts taking the data (via a pipe) from a non-database-aware syslogd and store them as they appear. Some others use database-aware syslogds and make them write the data directly to the database..."

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