[rsyslog] Hardware specs for rsyslog server

Aaron Wiebe epiphani at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 14:51:42 CEST 2010

How busy are those machines?  Are they application logs or system
logs?  Do you have a rough idea of messages generated per second?

Without context we can't make any recommendations.  My first guess
based on this is you do not require anything too powerful.


On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 8:48 AM, Joseph John <jjk.saji at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>  I am new to the list and to  rsyslog, I have installed rsylog +
> loganalyser for testing and it worked well. I was able to get the logs
> from the Linux clients. Good documentation helped me.
> Now I am planning to have  a rsylog server which can take log files from
> (a) up to 10 Linux machine
> (b)  5 windows machine
> (c) 20 Network devices
> Is there any  calculator for us to calculate the server specs in term
> of storage space and memory . We will be using this server only for
> keeping the logs.
> --
> Thanks
> Joseph John
> http://www.oss101.com/
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