How to Setup Remote System Logging with rsyslog on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to Setup Remote System Logging with rsyslog on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

ubuntuBy default, there is an instance of rsyslog that runs inside every new Ubuntu installation. The rsyslog tool takes care of receiving all the log message from the kernel and operating system applications and distributing them over files in /var/log.

However, rsyslogcan do much more than that which includes logging into a remote server. This can be extremely useful for aggregating logs across a…

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