Freeradius Accounting and Syslog server
mharshiva at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 00:53:30 CET 2019
I appreciate you sharing this, will explore this option too.
For now, we started using Docker volumes since we use Freeradius docker
container. We are looking into Filebeat and ELK stack to view logs.
On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 11:20 AM R3DNano <r3dnano at gmail.com> wrote:
> For what is worth. I know this message is a bit "old" but, since I've been
> experimenting myself with linelog and sending info to a remote syslog, I
> found this wiki page quite helpful:
> It's a pretty good example to let you understand how to configure a
> (somewhat basic but functional) logging system.
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 2:54 AM Alan DeKok <aland at deployingradius.com>
> > On Jan 24, 2019, at 7:04 PM, harshiva matcha <mharshiva at gmail.com>
> > > I am using Freeradius for Accounting and I was successful in
> > > it. However, to process the logs and displaying them for further use, I
> > > would like to send them to syslog server.
> > >
> > > For me, it is easier to send to syslog if the logs are printed on
> > > Is there a way to print the Accounting logs on STDOUT or different way
> > > send to syslog server?
> > The detail file is *packet* oriented, not line oriented. i.e. it has
> > multiple lines for one packet.
> > Syslog is *line* oriented. Each line is treated independently of every
> > other line.
> > So no, you can't really put detail files into syslog. And even if you
> > could, they wouldn't make any sense.
> > > I have tried editing /etc/freeradius/modules/detail file to add
> > >
> > > *detailfile = stdout*
> > >
> > > But this does not seem to be working. Please let me know, thank you
> > It doesn't work because nothing in the documentation leads you to
> > believe it's possible. So, it's not possible.
> > If you want custom logs, see the "linelog" module. That can create
> > custom lines, and can log to syslog.
> > Alan DeKok.
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