How to Create a Centralized Log Server with Rsyslog in CentOS/RHEL 7

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17 Responses

  1. faran mustafa says:

    how to creat a folder in syslog where all log are come

  2. Brian Weslowski says:

    In step 8, your semanage command is incorrect as of RHEL/CentOS 7.4. The correct command is: semanage port -a -t syslog_port_t -p udp 514. You are missing the first “port” option.

    Also, if you are using a basic install of RHEL/CentOS, you need to install semanage with: yum install policycoreutils-python.

  3. Red Cricket says:

    If I set up rsyslog server how can I set it up so that only certain clients can send log messages to it?

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