System Logging

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

The System Logging module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics: Configure the syslog daemon, Configuration of logrotate.

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Overview

Introduction

The System Logging module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics.

  • Configure the syslog daemon
  • Configuration of logrotate

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - System logging

Syslog daemon helps system administrators manage system security and analyse debugging messages. All the hardware devices run their own syslog daemons. 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.

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