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Old 06-24-2008, 03:15 AM   #1
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how to write log data to disk when the server is down while using rsyslog

I have configured rsyslog in two systems. I made one of them as client and the other as server by modifying their configuration files. Now the problem is that I am not able to write the log data of the client to its disk space while the server is down.

How can I make this problem solved.
Old 06-25-2008, 01:15 AM   #2
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You need to place a disk-persisting queue before the action. This is commented out in the sample rsyslog.conf. Have a look here:;hb=HEAD

Also, this article may help you understand what is going on. It is focussed on database writes, but the concepts are the same for forwarding:



rsyslog, sysadmin, syslog

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