SSL encrypted syslog with stunnel

Friday, 5 August 2005, 8:11 AM EST

In this paper, I describe how to write syslog messages to a MySQL database. Having syslog messages in a database is often handy, especially when you intend to set up a front-end for viewing them. This paper describes an approach with rsyslogd, an alternative enhanced syslog daemon natively supporting MySQL. I describe the components needed to be installed and how to configure them.

By Rainer Gerhards at Librenix.

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