LPI Linux Certification/System Logging

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Candidates should be able to configure the syslog daemon. This objective also includes configuring the logging daemon to send log output to a central log server or accept log output as a central log server.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • syslog configuration files
    • syslog
    • standard facilities, priorities and actions
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • syslog.conf
    • syslogd
    • klogd
    • logger