Re: Decoupling Logs

From: Ulric Eriksson (
Date: Mon Apr 14 2003 - 20:11:33 CEST

On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Branson Matheson wrote:

> Hey.. just realized that I have a small problem ;-). Using pen in a
> fail over setup .. and have been working to minimize exposure if
> there is a failure. Now getting ready to do the http part of the
> failover and saw penlog/penlogd and went .. wow .. how cool is that.
> Except.. I just realized that the penlogd and the pen must be run
> on the same host? Is there an easy way for pen to communicate with
> a seperate penlogd on a different host. In that way.. I could
> remove all logging from the "pen" hosts.. and have them be fairly
> static.

You can run penlogd anywhere, it doesn't have to be where you run pen.
Just run penlogd on your loghost exactly as usual, and direct all logs
there from pen and from the web servers.


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