Checking rsyslog service on all servers
The syslog protocol has been improved with rsyslog, which gives it more contemporary and dependable features. These additional features include a large number of inputs and outputs, a modular design, and excellent filtering.
The most recent version of rsyslog as of this writing is v8.2112.0. Therefore, you will verify the rsyslog service’s status and the version of rsyslog installed on your computer. This will guarantee that rsyslog is running at its most recent version.
Open a command prompt and use the following
sudo su command to take control of all servers. When prompted, enter your password.
In the following screenshot, you’ll find that Centos 8 ships with rsyslog v8.2102.0 by default:
Figure 11.1 – Checking the rsyslog version