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### /etc/rsyslog.conf

# enable network sources
input(type="imudp" port="514")

module(load="imtcp" MaxSessions="1000" MaxListeners="50")
input(type="imtcp" port="514"

# and handle inbound/poller NMIS syslogs
local7.*                /usr/local/nmis8nmis9/logs/cisco.log
local1.*                /usr/local/nmis8nmis9/logs/poller_event.log

Next we'll tell rsyslog where to file messages that arrive with the facility local6.  (rsyslog can route messages based on many different attributes and has several other configuration options such as inserting a local timestamp.  There is also the ability to place custom rsyslog configuration in any file with a .conf extension within the /etc/rsyslog.d/ directory.  More information regarding rsyslog may be found here: