syslog server- how to on Linux

From: netsec novice (
Date: 12/13/02

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    From: "netsec novice" <>
    Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 20:34:43 +0000

    I'm hoping I don't generate flames because this is somewhat off-topic but I
    have been googling for a while and I'm not getting the answer I'm looking
    for. I need information on how I view or set up syslog on a Linux platform
    (specifically SuSE 8.1) I am BRAND new to Linux and purchased SuSE to force
    myself to learn. My first project is to set it up as a syslog security
    server. Yes - I have also done man syslog. I am familiar with syslog
    servers (Kiwi) in the windows environment. What is the method to viewing
    logs on Linux? Typing syslogd at the command line tells me that syslogd is
    already running but I don't see it listening as a service when I type
    netstat -an. Any help is appreciated... a direction for information if you
    just think I'm an idiot is fine too.

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