Install Or Upgrade To Latest Stable Version Of Rsyslog On CentOS 5 And 6

Install Or Upgrade To Latest Stable Version Of Rsyslog On CentOS 5 And 6

This tutorial shows how you can install new generation of syslog servers by using
Rsyslog on CentOS 5. It also shows you how to upgrade obsolete Rsyslog 4.0 on CentOS 6.
According to Rsyslog web site (www.rsyslog.com),
Rsyslog is an enhanced syslogd supporting, among others, MySQL, PostgreSQL,
failover log destinations, syslog/tcp, fine grain output format control, high
precision timestamps, queued operations and the ability to filter on any message
part. It is quite compatible to stock sysklogd and can be used as a drop-in
replacement. Its advanced features make it suitable for enterprise-class,
encryption protected syslog relay chains while at the same time being very easy
to setup for the novice user.

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