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Install syslog-ng

Syslog-ng is an open source log management daemon, providing implementation of the syslog protocol for Unix and Unix-like systems. You can install syslog-ng for Source log management. See Cloud Syslog Source for more information about configuring a Cloud Syslog Source for syslog-ng.

To install syslog-ng on Ubuntu:
$ sudo apt-get install syslog-ng
$ apt-get install syslog-ng syslog-ng-core

To install using yum:
$ yum install syslog-ng

To install using Amazon EC2 Linux:

Remove the rsyslog that came with EC2 and then install syslog-ng.
$ sudo rpm -e --nodeps rsyslog
$ sudo yum install --enablerepo=epel syslog-ng
$ sudo yum install --enablerepo=epel syslog-ng-libdbi
$ sudo /etc/init.d/syslog-ng start