Use the built-in syslog agent to send data to Loom

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Sophie standalone versions 3.4.x - 3.7.x


IBM AIX ships with a built-in syslog agent which can be used to send your logs to Loom.
If you prefer to read the IBM documentation, it's available under:

To configure your AIX to ship logs to Loom follow these steps:
(a) edit the syslog configuration file by running:

vi /etc/syslog.conf

Add the following line (this will send all logs without filtering):

*.debug @{{CUSTOMER_NAME}}

Replace {{CUSTOMER_NAME}} with the name you got when signing up.
Save the file and run the following for the configuration change to take effect:

refresh -s syslogd

That's it, you're done!

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Last Updated:2020-05-19 11:56:40