Overview Remote logging allows your system to send important system event information to a central server dedicated to storing and archiving that data.
Available To Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Departments
Benefits Keeping a remote copy of your system’s logs on a centrally located, secure log server can help you recover more quickly from a system crash or help you analyze a security incident.
Key Features
  • Log system event information to a remote server.
  • Log copies are secured, backed up, and available for easy retrieval even if your system has crashed or its local logs have been lost or altered.
Requirements
  • The system must have a local logging facility that can write to a remote syslog server.
  • The system must be located on the BU campus network.
Cost No charge
Getting Started To configure remote logging, see log-srv configuration.