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Install and configure the remote_syslog service from Papertrail


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Version information

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

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'garethr-remotesyslog', '0.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add garethr-remotesyslog
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install garethr-remotesyslog --version 0.1.1

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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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class { 'remotesyslog':
  logs => [
  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.