We could explicitly keep rsyslog supported in main for at least 18.04
for the for those who need it (or indefinitely if we find it's still
needed for remote enterprise logging). I was thinking that we might
have to keep it in main until 18.04 anyway for upgrades.
On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 5:32 PM, Jamie Strandboge <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-01-11 at 08:29 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
>> Jamie Strandboge [2017-01-10 16:27 -0600]:
>> > Remote logging. Rsyslog is far superior in this regard. Granted, remote
>> > logging
>> > is not enabled by default but it is a requirement in many environments.
>> The systemd-journal-remote package does provide the necessary tools and is
>> reasonably flexible (push or pull, builtin https or using arbitrary ports
>> you e. g. could forward through ssh). It might not be as flexible as rsyslog,
>> but as one needs to set up remote logging manually anyway, you always have the
>> possibility of picking rsyslog, journal, or even something else.
> Yes, but the 'logged to' system needs to be running systemd. rsyslog speaks
> the standard syslog protocol on 514/udp, but systemd-journal does not.
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