How to forward keepalived logs to a custom logfile with rsyslog

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  • While using the default keepalived configuration, logs are set to LOG_DAEMON which redirects output to /var/log/messages


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7
    • 8
  • rsyslog
  • Keepalived

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