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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.