Logs crash course


#1

I’ve been using vyos for about a month now here at home and it’s been great! However I need a little guidance with logs.

Is there a wiki page that goes into detail about logs? what info is logged, log size parameters, etc? I can’t seem to find one!
Thanks!


#2

All of the VyOS level logs go to /var/log/messages. VyOS uses rsyslogd, so you can change what is being logged through that. Log rotation is handled through logrotate. The VyOS CLI has an interface for syslog: set system syslog …