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Public preview: Collect Syslog from AKS nodes using Azure Monitor container insights

Published date: 15 March, 2023

Customers can now collect Syslog from their AKS Clusters using Azure Monitor container insights. Combined with SIEM systems (Microsoft Sentinel) and observability tools (Azure Monitor), syslog collection enables tracking security and health events across IaaS and containerised workloads. 

Syslog is a popular message logging standard that can be used across a variety of devices, such as servers, Virtual Machines, routers and others. Enterprises commonly use syslog for collecting logs for on-premises and IaaS workloads.

As of today, customers can use Azure Monitor container insights to collect Syslog from nodes in their Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. Combined with SIEM systems such as Microsoft Sentinel and observability tools such as Azure Monitor, syslog collection enables monitoring of security and health events across IaaS and containerised workloads

See Syslog collection with Container Insights to learn more.

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