25.10. Additional Resources
For more information on how to configure the
rsyslogdaemon and how to locate, view, and monitor log files, see the resources listed below.
rsyslogd(8) — The manual page for the
rsyslogddaemon documents its usage.
rsyslog.conf(5) — The manual page named
rsyslog.confdocuments available configuration options.
logrotate(8) — The manual page for the logrotate utility explains in greater detail how to configure and use it.
The rsyslog home page offers additional documentation, configuration examples, and video tutorials. Make sure to consult the documents relevant to the version you are using:
- rsyslog version 5 documentation on the rsyslog home page — The default version of rsyslog in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is version 5.
- rsyslog version 7 documentation on the rsyslog home page — Version 7 of rsyslog is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in the rsyslog7 package.
- Description of queues on the rsyslog Home Page — General information on various types of message queues and their usage.
- Chapter 4, Gaining Privileges documents how to gain administrative privileges by using the