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Rsyslog for stats collection.

asked 2010-11-03 18:33:24 -0500

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Would anybody happen to have an example of using the default rsyslog on Ubuntu for stats collection, as an alternative to the syslog-ng setup described here, (

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answered 2010-11-04 00:11:23 -0500

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I think I have this sorted out (the logging part anyways).

Ubuntu Maverick: Commented out privdrop lines in /etc/rsyslog.conf to avoid a permissions issue, switched proxy-server.conf's log_facility to LOG_LOCAL1, and added the following into /etc/rsyslog.d/swift.conf,

swift proxy over local1

$template SwiftHourly,"/var/log/swift/hourly/%$YEAR%%$MONTH%%$DAY%%$HOUR%" -/var/log/swift/proxy.log -?SwiftHourly local1.error -/var/log/swift/proxy.error

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