Get Messages In¶
Log into the VM¶
We’re going to use rsyslog because we already have it running on the virtual machine. So, go to the image and login with
At the bottom of the file, add the following so messages will forward:
In case you wanted to know,
@ means UDP,
127.0.0.1 is localhost, and
514 is the port.
You can find out more about ingesting syslog messages with Graylog in our Syslog configuration guide.
$sudo service rsyslog status $sudo service rsyslog restart
If you have modified the config file and it is somehow invalid, the service command will not bring rsyslog back up - so don’t worry, you can always delete the line!