[Samba] Logging to MySQL

Aaron Kincer kincera at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 15:18:29 GMT 2006

Funny, just 15 minutes ago I was thinking "I need to setup logging to 
dump into a database."

I'll check it out soon and give it a test run. Thanks for answering my 

Quim Rovira wrote:
> I've written down a simple yet a bit obfuscated perl script to put
> samba logs on a MySQL database, inspired on a little howto i found
> some time ago googleing around.
> It works by reading logs from a fifo instead of parsing actual log
> files, but allows to create sparse files too. Log lines are then
> parsed by matching to a regexp to extract desired values then
> inserting the record on mysql.
> It should be pretty configurable, it can work as a daemon and is
> compatible with start-stop-daemon, but has not yet undergone much
> testing.
> You can get it at http://www.rovira.cat/gpl/samba-logger.pl
> Read the source code for docs.
> Any feedback is welcome.
> Quim Rovira

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