Linux Syslog

Analyze and store logs

    Linux Syslog

  •             The system generates the logs that are monitored by Linux system for security purpose. Syslog is a daemon that is required for generating log messages and also for interfacing between the log files on a Linux system. The configuration file is located at /etc/syslog.conf file that is read by syslog daemon. It is used to determine the rules for logging messages from the application. Troubleshooting performance problem is a main role of syslog supported system. 

    Why Analyze Linux Syslog Messages?

               Basically, syslog server also contains Linux event logs. These logs cannot be ignored. It may be identified like system crash or corruption of files. When troubleshooting issues, it saves you a great amount of time as well as it increases network performance.

    Severity

    Level Keyword

    Description

    0

    Emergencies

    System unusable

    1

    alerts

    Immediate action required

    2

    critical

    Critical condition

    3

    errors

    Error conditions

    4

    warnings

    Warning condition

    5

    notifications

    Normal but significant conditions

    6

    informational

    Informational messages

    7

    debugging

    Debugging messages

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