Understanding logging, log monitoring in 'Hardening Linux'

Hardening Linux is oriented towards Unix/Linux administrators who need to build upon beginner knowledge of basic security. This book covers operating systems and firewalls with iptables, email servers, connecting to your hosts and more.

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In Chapter 5, "Understanding Logging and Monitoring, Turnbull compares the syslog daemon to its more powerful and more secure successor, syslog-NG. He also shows readers the Simple Event Correlation tool for highlighting events in logs.

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Chapter 5 "Understanding Logging and Log Monitoring," is excerpted from Hardening Linux by James Turnbull, published in February 2005, by Apress (ISBN: 1-59059-444-4). Copyright © 2005, Apress. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission by Apress.

This was first published in September 2006

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