Fair call Rob, I should have put "standard" in quotes. I think I meant
I know applications doing their own logging is pretty wide spread too.
It's just that moving to a more unified tool that performed the logging,
remote shipping, rotation, compression etc (where required) would be
Whilst I like journald a lot, it still misses native log shipping. I
think it's being worked on though.
As an IdM user, I figure I'll have to wait around quite a while to get
any such features.
I'll have a poke around with using rsyslog for some IPA logs just now.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Crittenden [mailto:rcrit...@redhat.com]
> Sent: 17 June 2014 17:07
> To: Innes, Duncan; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] Standard Logging
> Innes, Duncan wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > Is there any movement towards getting FreeIPA to use more standard
> > logging tools? Journald or rsyslog.
> I wouldn't exactly call servers logging to their own files as
> You can theoretically configure most services to use at least
> rsyslogd now. I says theoretically because we haven't tried
> in the context of IPA but I doubt you'd be plowing any new
> ground by configuring it.
> > Wondering because at the moment, the rotation of logs is
> non standard
> > compared to most of the rest of our estate. It would be a
> boost for
> > us to know that rsyslog/journald are handling the logging
> (enabling us
> > to get the log files sent over the network) and logrotate
> is rotating
> > the logs and can compress logs if we want (which we do).
> There is a long-term ticket to use journald,
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