This guide is intended for system administrators and consultants responsible for designing and maintaining logging solutions and log centers. It is also useful for IT decision makers looking for a tool to implement centralized logging in heterogeneous environments.
The following skills and knowledge are necessary for a successful syslog-ng administrator:
At least basic system administration knowledge.
An understanding of networks, TCP/IP protocols, and general network terminology.
Working knowledge of the UNIX or Linux operating system.
In-depth knowledge of the logging process of various platforms and applications.