Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Configure System Logging Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure System Logging

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure the syslog daemon
  • Configuration of logrotate

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 108.2 System logging
  • CompTIA: 2.5 Summarize and explain server roles.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure System Logging

Syslog daemon helps system administrators manage system security and analyze debug messages. All the hardware devices run their own syslog daemons. The output from all the devices are logged into a central repository for further usage.

In this exercise, you will understand how to configure syslog daemon.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure the syslog daemon
  • Configuration of logrotate

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