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System Logging across different UNIX systems

This post provides brief differences in the log files used for System Logging of the most common versions of UNIX.

Disable syslog "remote logging" under Solaris

syslog remote logging under Solaris by default is enabled and will listen on UDP port 514 for syslog messages from remote servers.

stop/start syslogd on Solaris (updated)

syslog is an important facility need in all enterprises. We as sysadmins look at syslogs as a critical source to troubleshoot performance issues

Solaris System log (syslogd) overview

Efficient event log syslog analysis reduces system downtime, increases network performance, and helps tighten security policies in the enterprise.