How to Manage System Logs (Configure, Rotate and Import Into Database) in RHEL 7 – Part 5

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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2 Responses

  1. Tomas says:

    Good article in overall, but I think there is one thing that hasn’t been included, perhaps the most important one which you need in production – log shipping (or message forwarding) to a remote central rsyslog server. Storing logs in a local MySQL database is useful for a single machine, but you will never use such approach having hundreds of servers to manage. You will most likely forward them to rsyslog/Graylog/ELK.

    • Gabriel A. Cánepa says:

      @Tomas,
      That’s indeed a great idea. I will consider it for a future article. However, AFAIK that’s not included in the exam.

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