Re: Syslog over SSH

From: Jose Nazario (
Date: 11/29/01

Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 17:06:38 -0500 (EST)
From: Jose Nazario <>
To: Rafael Vidal Aroca <>
Subject: Re: Syslog over SSH
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0111291705390.25031-100000@biocserver.BIOC.CWRU.Edu>

On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Rafael Vidal Aroca wrote:

> What I do to do secure logging on remote machines is pipe
> UDP/514 (syslog) to TCP using netcat then pass it to another machine
> over a SSH tunnel, and put it to localhost.

why not cryptcat or aesnetcat?

saves a step.

jose nazario
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