YAPC::NA 2011 • Asheville, NC

Centralized logging with rsyslog and logger.pl
By Daniel Sterling (‎HighBit‎) from Raleigh.pm
Lightning talk
Target audience: Intermediate
Tags: logging syslog unix

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Centralize your logs!

This talk describes what centralized logging is, what the benefits are, and how to do it using rsyslog and Perl.

I show off my implementation of logger(1) in Perl. It's faster than the standard logger and doesn't have arbitrary message length limits.