#7973 Finding a replacement for epylog
Closed: Initiative Worthy 6 months ago by smooge. Opened 2 years ago by smooge.

The epylog process was used to monitor logs in Fedora. It is no longer maintained and does not work in F30+ or RHEL-8. A new way to review logs generated by systems is needed.


We should probibly make some kind of requirements document here.

  • work with rsyslog central logging
  • show exceptions/items that aren't known
    etc.

Metadata Update from @kevin:
- Issue priority set to: Waiting on Assignee (was: Needs Review)

2 years ago

Talked with kernel.org people and they are using greylog as the replacement for epylog. It is a rather large infrastructure investure to do. The other tools I have seen use elasticsearch and would require multiple servers or for us to set it up in amazon and send our PII there.

Metadata Update from @cverna:
- Issue tagged with: backlog

2 years ago

Metadata Update from @cverna:
- Issue untagged with: backlog
- Issue tagged with: high-gain, high-trouble

a year ago

We are going to close this and fold it into the future data logging initiative.

Metadata Update from @smooge:
- Issue close_status updated to: Initiative Worthy
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

6 months ago

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