Rsyslog is an abbreviation for  rocket-fast system for log processing.  It's also an open source program for transferring log messages over an IP network.

Rsyslog implements the core syslog protocol, and extends it with content-based filtering, advanced filtering features, and flexible configuration options. source[debian wiki]

Rsyslog official website :

Documentation Version 8 :

General documentation :

Configuration documentation :

Configuration examples :

Our intentions is to use this blog to post about projects around rsyslog implementations.

Rsyslog is provided by many Linux distributions, and it is particularly advantageous to be able to use it without using a separate external repository. It is a little cumbersome to set up, but it has enough functionality.

Installation of Rsyslog

On Redhat  , CentOS or Fedora Operating Systems

On Debian , Ubuntu Operating Systems

Sources and References