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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  "lola at yais dot net" <lola at yais dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] logfiles without syslog server
 Date:  Mon, 6 Sep 2004 16:53:37 -0400
On Mon, 06 Sep 2004 18:18:18 +0200, lola at yais dot net <lola at yais dot net> wrote:
> hi there,
> 
> a customer requires logfiles even after a reboot or a crash (whyever...).
> there isn't any chance for a syslog server.  so how could i save the
> logfiles? i'm thinking of saving them on floppy, hdd or cf card, that would
> be pretty easy but a system crash would probably corrupt the read-write
> mounted filesystem...
> 
> has anybody spend some thoughts on this?
> 

Why no chance for a syslog server?  Doesn't have to be a Unix box. 
There are a number of syslog servers that will run on Windows or Mac
servers and Windows or Mac clients.

I'd tell them if they want the logs, they have to run a syslog server
on some system.  It's way too much trouble to try to do anything else.

-Chris