On 09/08/17 21:24, cisaksen wrote:
I’m discovering that syslog(-ng) has actually been replaced by
systemd-journal, yet it still writes out log messages to
/var/log/messages as syslog did for compatibility.
As we are starting to use splunk this will work for us. But I was
wondering if SUSE is planning on changing this in the future ? They
seem to like to change things without warning.[/color]
I can’t give an official answer (you’d have to ask SUSE directly) but I
wouldn’t expect them to change this without warning and certainly not
within the same product release (i.e. SLES12). Instead if it was going
to change with a future release it would probably start as a Technical
Preview in a beta for that future release.
Another question I have: is it possible to modify or customize a log
entries for logins so they are easily recognizable and perhaps add
additional information like where a user logged in from (ip,
This I don’t know though I suspect given we’re talking about Linux it’s
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