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A syslog server is a central online repository used for storing and analyzing logs.The syslog protocol is built around data logging for the purposes of keeping records and analysis. On a typical network the syslog daemon can be configured to send system logs to a central online repository known as a syslog server. This allows network administrators to quickly access and examine them without having to go to every machine on the network.