Re: [Syslog] Small draft for Syslog File Storage?

"t.petch" <ietfc@btconnect.com> Thu, 11 November 2010 17:29 UTC

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Rainer

You might also want to look at RFC4288 and RFC4289.

Tom Petch

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Josefsson" <simon@josefsson.org>;
To: "Rainer Gerhards" <rgerhards@hq.adiscon.com>;
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Subject: Re: [Syslog] Small draft for Syslog File Storage?


> "Rainer Gerhards" <rgerhards@hq.adiscon.com>; writes:
>
> > Hi Simon,
> >
> > it looks like I accidently deleted you mail while being on the phone. So I
> > can not directly reply to it.
> >
> > The idea of a mime encoding is interesting. Can you point me to a RFC where
> > you did this? I would be very happy if you could care about the mime parts
of
> > a draft, while I provide some of the encoding that fits what I see as needs
> > for CEE and many users I know (basic things like no control characters
> > present, one message per text file line and so).
>
> Hi Rainer.  I did this for DNS data, see RFC 4027.  There are some
> idiosyncratic aspects of MIME that needs to be handled, but I don't see
> anything that would be a show stopper for a syslog format.
>
> Oh, and please use a timestamp format that embeds the year!  How about
> the RFC 3339 format?  I hate how it is impossible to know what year a
> log entry was written on modern Linux systems.
>
> /Simon
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