An Overview of Syslog and Syslog Server

This article gives a short introduction to Syslog and Syslog server, how they help in monitoring of the network devices by storing and retrieving the logs generated by the network devices in a data base format, how messages are logged in a Syslog server, filtering rules in a Syslog server, options for alarm generation in Syslog server and the disadvantages of Syslog server.

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