Innes, Duncan wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, sorry about that. Audit is one of those things where the word
"just" comes up a lot which usually means trouble :-)
> I'll have a poke around with using rsyslog for some IPA logs just now.
That would be great. Please share the things you learn.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rob Crittenden [mailto:rcrit...@redhat.com]
>> Sent: 17 June 2014 17:07
>> To: Innes, Duncan; firstname.lastname@example.org
>> 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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