Innes, Duncan wrote:
> Fair call Rob, I should have put "standard" in quotes.  I think I meant
> to.
> 
> 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
> great.
> 
> 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.

regards

rob

> 
> Cheers
> 
> Duncan 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rob Crittenden [mailto:rcrit...@redhat.com] 
>> Sent: 17 June 2014 17:07
>> To: Innes, Duncan; freeipa-users@redhat.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 
>> non-standard.
>>
>> 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,
>> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4296
>>
>> rob
>>
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