remotesyslog

Install and configure the remote_syslog service from Papertrail

Gareth Rushgrove

garethr

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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Feb 16th 2014

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Documentation

garethr/remotesyslog — version 0.1.1 Feb 16th 2014

Remote Syslog is a handy tool from Papertrail which can collect lines from a series of log files and send them off to a remote syslog server.

This module is also available on the Puppet Forge.

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Usage

class { 'remotesyslog':
  logs => [
    '/var/log/1.log,
    '/var/log/2.log,
  ]
  port => 12345,
}

Alternatives and inspiration

A few Papertrail modules already exist, for example from davidwinter and from bdossantos but both of them want to own your entire syslog configuration as well. This module only installs and manages remote_syslog.