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Re: Working of Syslogd

Arun Sharma forced the electrons to say:
> > 2. What is commonly followed strategy for backing up the syslog files
> > specially for embedded Linux systems?
> With most distributions, there is a log rotation facility, run as a 
> cron job. Perhaps you can enhance the cron job to back up. 

Also, linux syslog has a feature by which you can log over the
network. So, you can have one log server, and have all the other machines
in the network logging to it. Restrict access to and services on the log
server to the bare minimum.

man 8 syslogd for details.


The prompt for all occasions:
export PS1="F:\$(pwd | tr '/[a-z]' '\134\134[A-Z]')> "
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