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How to setup and troubleshoot logging to remote hosts with syslog (Doc ID 1007237.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 12-01-2016***


This document explains how to set up and troubleshoot syslogd(8) logging to remote hosts.

In Solaris 11, administrators can enable either syslogd(8) or rsyslogd(8) for system logging.

This document only applies to syslogd(8).


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