Using the rsync checksums for handling large logfiles.

Kurt Roeckx Q at
Sat Nov 15 04:46:46 EST 2003

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 02:30:32PM +0000, Alun wrote:
> Here at Aber, we have around 30 unix and linux servers doing core services. 
> Each one is maintaining its own logfiles and, for various reasons, we want to
> keep these on the servers' local disks, with each server having its own log
> rotation policy. We also have a box which acts as a central repository of
> logfiles. A script runs every 10 minutes on this box and pulls whatever's
> been appended to the logfile during the previous 10 minutes across to the
> log server.

Ever considered using syslog, and sending all data to the central
log server?


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