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How to configure Syslog-ng in fedora 6?

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We want to create a centralized log server in fedora 6. In that we want to store all linux server logs, AP(Access point)  log, virus scanner log, ADSL router log etc... In fedora 6 how to configure Syslog-ng. Any solution?

Any other log server for fedora is available?
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Easily the best description I have ever found for doing this is from

http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/wiki/index.php/Quick_HOWTO_:_Ch05_:_Troubleshooting_Linux_with_syslog

They discuss both configuring syslog to gather the information you require and configuring it to log that info to other servers.
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by:rajasekarramasamy
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Hi PowerToaster,

By using the configuration steps as u mention above, we can see all the log details through web interface?
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No it will not, Is this what you were looking for?
What it does is allow you to consolidate all of this logging info into a single set of files on a single machine.

If you want to then be able to view them using a web interface I would take a look at the webmin application, at www.webmin.com, it provides a very friendly web interface to those logs and much more.
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please check this site

http://www.balabit.com/network-security/syslog-ng/ 

i am 100% percent configure the syslog-ng with the help of this site

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if solutions is added then points must be awarded
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