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How to configure IPTables and remote Syslog on Ubuntu Server

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I've got a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04.  syslog-ng has been installed on it.  I would like to configure it so it sends firewall events from IPtables to a remote syslog server.  I would also like any logon / logoff events to be sent to the remote syslog server.  How do I go about this?
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To configure syslog-ng, please follow the following step
http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/syslog-ng.htm

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IPTables can log many different events, depending upon what you want to watch for. Here's a link to a discussion about this containing several examples showing how to send logs to syslog:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-security-4/iptables-logging-385165/
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