source: BOOK/final-system/common/rsyslog.xml @ 686839b

clfs-3.0.0-systemdclfs-3.0.0-sysvinitsystemdsysvinit
Last change on this file since 686839b was 686839b, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 9 years ago

Add screen tags around userinput test commands and remap userinput for test commands as remap="test".

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-rsyslog" xreflabel="rsyslog" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="rsyslog.html"?>
10
11  <title>Rsyslog-&rsyslog-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-rsyslog">
14    <primary sortas="a-rsyslog">rsyslog</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The rsyslog package contains programs for logging system messages,
21    such as those given by the kernel when unusual things happen.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Rsyslog</title>
27
28    <para os="a">Prepare Rsyslog for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
33
34<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:</para>
37
38<screen os="e2"><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
41
42<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
43
44    <para os="h">Create a directory for expansion snippets:</para>
45
46<screen os="i"><userinput>install -dv /etc/rsyslog.d</userinput></screen>
47
48  </sect2>
49
50  <sect2 id="conf-rsyslog" role="configuration">
51    <title>Configuring rsyslog</title>
52
53    <indexterm zone="conf-rsyslog">
54      <primary sortas="a-rsyslog">rsyslog</primary>
55    <secondary>configuring</secondary></indexterm>
56
57    <indexterm zone="conf-rsyslog">
58      <primary sortas="e-/etc/rsyslog.conf">/etc/rsyslog.conf</primary>
59    </indexterm>
60
61    <para>Create a new <filename>/etc/rsyslog.conf</filename> file by running
62    the following:</para>
63
64<screen><userinput>cat &gt; /etc/rsyslog.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
65<literal># Begin /etc/rsyslog.conf
66
67# CLFS configuration of rsyslog. For more info use man rsyslog.conf
68
69#######################################################################
70# Rsyslog Modules
71
72# Support for Local System Logging
73$ModLoad imuxsock.so
74
75# Support for Kernel Logging
76$ModLoad imklog.so
77
78#######################################################################
79# Global Options
80
81# Use traditional timestamp format.
82$ActionFileDefaultTemplate RSYSLOG_TraditionalFileFormat
83
84# Set the default permissions for all log files.
85$FileOwner root
86$FileGroup root
87$FileCreateMode 0640
88$DirCreateMode 0755
89
90# Provides UDP reception
91$ModLoad imudp
92$UDPServerRun 514
93
94# Disable Repeating of Entries
95$RepeatedMsgReduction on
96
97#######################################################################
98# Include Rsyslog Config Snippets
99
100$IncludeConfig /etc/rsyslog.d/*.conf
101
102#######################################################################
103# Standard Log Files
104
105auth,authpriv.*                 /var/log/auth.log
106*.*;auth,authpriv.none          -/var/log/syslog
107daemon.*                        -/var/log/daemon.log
108kern.*                          -/var/log/kern.log
109lpr.*                           -/var/log/lpr.log
110mail.*                          -/var/log/mail.log
111user.*                          -/var/log/user.log
112
113# Catch All Logs
114*.=debug;\
115        auth,authpriv.none;\
116        news.none;mail.none     -/var/log/debug
117*.=info;*.=notice;*.=warn;\
118        auth,authpriv.none;\
119        cron,daemon.none;\
120        mail,news.none          -/var/log/messages
121
122# Emergencies are shown to everyone
123*.emerg                         *
124
125# End /etc/rsyslog.conf</literal>
126EOF</userinput></screen>
127
128  </sect2>
129
130  <sect2 id="contents-rsyslog" role="content">
131    <title>Contents of rsyslog</title>
132
133    <segmentedlist>
134      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
135      <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
136
137      <seglistitem>
138        <seg>rsyslogd</seg>
139        <seg>/usr/lib/rsyslog</seg>
140      </seglistitem>
141    </segmentedlist>
142
143    <variablelist>
144      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
145      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
146      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
147
148      <varlistentry id="rsyslogd">
149        <term><command>rsyslogd</command></term>
150        <listitem>
151          <para>Logs the messages that system programs offer for logging.
152          Every logged message contains at least a date stamp and a hostname,
153          and normally the program's name too, but that depends on how
154          trusting the logging daemon is told to be.</para>
155          <indexterm zone="ch-system-rsyslog rsyslogd">
156            <primary sortas="b-rsyslogd">rsyslogd</primary>
157          </indexterm>
158        </listitem>
159      </varlistentry>
160
161    </variablelist>
162
163  </sect2>
164
165</sect1>
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