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Is there any way to log windows log messages using rsyslog?

Is there any way to log windows log messages in linux using rsyslog? even if any other open source methods are available, then your suggestions would be appreciated. thanks in advance.
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Default to adm group for upstart logs

This bug suggests that on 12.04, the default permissions for upstart logs do not allow rsyslogd to read them: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/upstart/+bug/1074564 That is the logs need to ...
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rsyslog Disable $RepeatedMsgReduction for specific filter

I have the following in my rsyslog configuration. It works well. :msg, contains, "<switch2>" /var/log/switch.log & ~ I need to disable RepeatedMsgReduction for log messages that are ...
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13.04 - rsyslogd eating all the CPU it can

I'm on a VPS on ramnode.com, virtualized using OpenVZ, the installed OS was Ubuntu 12.10 but I ran do-release-upgrade to upgrade it to 13.04. rsyslogd was consuming ~150% CPU, I really don't know ...
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How to display the IP address of the sender when rsyslog rejects a UDP message?

Environment is Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with rsyslog 5.8.6. I've got rsyslog configured to receive messages via UDP over the standard port 514. It allows one specific host to send messages to it: ...
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rsyslog not separating for facilities

I will preface this with, I am a Linux newbie. I had set up a Debian Linux rsyslog server that was working, but I had to switch to Ubuntu(14.04.1 LTS) to set up rsyslog(7.4.4). I was hoping that I ...
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How to use rsyslog?

I've been scouring forums for a few hours and cannot find a concrete explanation on how to use rsyslog. I really just need the basics. I have a log file logFile.log and I want to forward the logs to ...
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rsyslog for beginners

I've just started to use rsyslog on an ubuntu 14 server. I am using it as a server to send logs from my firewalls / nas / routers etc. New to all this so could do with some advice. Firstly, how to ...
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What would cause /var/log/syslog to only be written to when executing rsyslog -d?

I have one system where /var/log/syslog is written to as expected, and another system where it can't be written to unless I stop rsyslog service and run it manually with "rsyslog -d". How do I debug ...
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How to send syslog messages to multiple destinations with rsyslog

I am using rsyslogd 5.8.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In "/etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf", i added this line to send all messages to my syslogserver, which works without problems. *.* ...
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is apparmor shutting down rsyslogd / syslog?

Protocol of syslog is ending ( shut-down ? ) with output : pluto cracklib: no dictionary update necessary. Aug 19 11:17:23 pluto kernel: [ 8090.193574] audit_printk_skb: 57 callbacks suppressed Aug ...
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rsyslogd hangs upon apt-get 14.04

If I do any apt-get install, it hangs permanently (have to CTRL-Z, CTRL-C does nothing) and then corrupts dpkg (have to run dpkg --configure etc) and I have to kill all rsyslog related processes. I've ...
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Not getting any logs written to auth.log, kern.log, syslog or any other log files

I am not getting any logs in auth.log, kern.log, syslog or any other log files on my 12.04 ubuntu server. There is also no rsyslog.conf if it should be there by default. How can I debug this & ...
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system log not perpetually scrolling?

rsystemlogd is installed - when running - then system log is scrolling too with kernel.log and logging of eth0. Now it happens that system log is not scrolling despite of that rsystemlogd is still ...
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Prevent Rsyslog from removing automatically syslog.gz files.

Why ubuntu remove older syslog older than syslog.7.gz by default? How can I prevent that to happen? Thanks
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rsyslogd using 100% cpu on ubuntu 14.04

On my ubuntu 14.04 rsyslogd is using 100% of my CPU (both cores). Even after some google searching I were not able to figure out why rsyslogd is using all of the cpu capacity all the time. The ...
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Multiples instances of rsyslogd running

I am administrating a Ubuntu 12.04.4 32bits server. I found out that at any given time there is 4 instances of rsyslogd running. I will like to know whether is not normal or if not why it is needed to ...
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No package 'liblogging-stdlog' found

I am doing experiments with different logging systems. At the moment I am trying to install rsyslog from source so I can make some modifications to it. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded version ...
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how to make a separate log file for bind service in rsyslog?

I installed bind9 for name service on ubuntu12.04. Now for debugging its errors in name resolving. I need to make separate log file for it like /var/log/name.log. I searched too many for rsyslog, ...
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rsyslogd using 100% CPU creating huge syslog and kern.log files

And here is output from command tail -5 syslog Nov 22 14:02:16 adam-iXtreme-8550 kernel: [10995.487954] saa7133[0]/irq: looping -- clearing PE (parity error!) enable bit Nov 22 14:02:16 ...
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Syslog cannot start

I run rsyslog on Ubuntu server. after rsyslog starts, it restarts in a loop. here is a piece of /vae/log/syslog: Aug 13 16:05:50 ip-10-92-237-215 rsyslogd: rsyslogd's groupid changed to 103 Aug 13 ...