[sudo-users] Centralized SUDO I/O Logs

Asif Iqubal asif5241 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 03:37:27 MDT 2017

Thanks for your reply. If nfs mount fails, sudo can't be used. So, I
believe rsync is a better option.

On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 3:33 PM, Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com>

> I asked this question some time back and the issue is that rsyslog isn't
> designed to handle a tree structure like sudo_io.  We ended up doing rsync,
> another option is to tar and transmit that.  The only other free option I
> know of is a remotely mounted file system such as NFS, Samba, OpenAFS,
> sshfs, etc. but they come with the typical network considerations.  A nice
> feature of sudo is that it apparently records the system name as well, we
> rsynced the logs of a number of systems to a single centralized system and,
> when playing the logs back on that system, the system from which they came
> was correctly reported.  There is a commercial offering which has its
> strengths and, from what I've heard, weaknesses as well.  Recently an
> alternative project (Scribery) was mentioned but it's still beta with
> production planned for early next year and it has some considerations as
> well.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Asif Iqubal" <asif5241 at gmail.com>
> To: "sudo-users" <sudo-users at sudo.ws>
> Sent: Monday, July 17, 2017 7:18:09 AM
> Subject: [sudo-users] Centralized SUDO I/O Logs
> Hi Everyone,
> Is there a way to replicate sudo i/o logs to a centralized log server? I
> could not find that feature in sudo. Does anybody has a working solution?
> Thanks & Regards,
> Asif
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