logging to syslog on another host?

Giles Coochey giles at coochey.net
Wed May 30 10:56:23 UTC 2012

On 30/05/2012 11:16, Sten Carlsen wrote:
> Hi
> I was considering to use the syslog on a different host for logging 
> from bind. The purpose was to collect logs from various places into 
> one repository.
> This is not a busy installation so performance is not expected to be a 
> problem.
> I looked in the arm but could not see where I could put the 
> IP/hostname of the host to receive the syslog.
> Question:
> Can bind send its logging output to an external syslog?
> If it can, what is needed in terms of version etc.? How to put this 
> into log statement?
> Thanks in advance.
The normal way to achieve this is to log to syslog as normal.

Then configure syslog daemon to log remotely.


Giles Coochey, CCNA, CCNAS
NetSecSpec Ltd
+44 (0) 7983 877438
giles at coochey.net

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