Commit a28b432f authored by ale's avatar ale

add a section on integrating with syslog

parent b3f5611f
......@@ -21,6 +21,17 @@ to start the daemon listening on the FIFO. Tweak configuration
parameters as needed in /etc/default/lens2.
Integration With Syslog
The lens2 daemon is meant to be connected to a syslog server,
usually a 'collector' for your remote logs, via a FIFO. Logs
sent to the FIFO must be in a specific format containing the
timestamp in ISO format and the log facility/level. An example
configuration for syslog-ng is provided in
`docs/syslog-ng.conf.sample <>`_.
Pattern Extraction
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