A syslog server (daemon) is an entity that listens to the logging messages that are sent to it. You cannot configure a syslog daemon to ask a specific device to send it syslog messages. In other words, if a specific device has no ability to generate syslog messages, then a syslog daemon cannot do anything about it. In the real world, corporations typically use dedicated software for syslog capturing. Additionally, freeware (such as the Kiwi Syslog daemon) is also available for syslog capturing.
Syslog uses User Datagram Protocol (UDP) as the underlying transport mechanism, so the data packets are unsequenced . . .
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