[lug] logs

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Mon Jul 30 00:38:55 MDT 2001

On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 11:11:16PM -0600, Jeremy wrote:
>I am running  RH 7.1 on my server/firewall, and the same on my work station. 
>I would like to get the logs from the server onto the workstation as a 
>backup.  Here is my reasoning for this.  If a cracker gets into my system the 

You can set up syslog to log via UDP packets to another host.  You'll first
have to set up the other host's syslogd to accept remote packets and your
firewall to allow those in from your server.  Then on your server you list
the destination as "@host" and messages will be forwarded to that host.  If
you still want the log entries stored locally, just have two lines for the
class listing local and remote.

See the man page for syslogd for the command-line flag to enable network

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