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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Download the log files on m0n0 system (exec.php)
 Date:  Sun, 27 Feb 2005 18:33:07 -0500
On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 18:32:02 -0500, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 06:58:28 +0800, John <naverxp at yahoo dot com dot sg> wrote:
> > Certainly agreeable. However, m0n0 must be storing the logs somewhere
> > before it is readable on System Log's page?And since i'm running
> > m0n0wall on a big capacity harddisk it wouldn't be wise to move my
> > syslogging to a remote server.
> >
> 
> Yes it would.  clog rotates the logs pretty quickly, and they're only
> stored in RAM.  If you're using a big HD for m0n0wall, you're wasting
> the vast majority of it because the only thing that's on the drive is
> the config and image file (4-6 MB depending on which version).
> 

(sorry to follow up on my own post)

and even if it did keep the logs on the drive, it's best practice to
syslog them to another system.

-Chris