Welcome to the syslog-ng Store Box 6.1 Administrator Guide!
This document describes how to configure and manage the syslog-ng Store Box (SSB). Background information for the technology and concepts used by the product is also discussed.
This guide is a work-in-progress document with new versions appearing periodically.
The latest version of this document can be downloaded from the syslog-ng Store Box Documentation page.
Version 6.1.0 of syslog-ng Store Box allows you to monitor certain parameters of SSB and the underlying operating system using SNMP. For details, see "Monitoring SSB" in the Administration Guide.
This chapter introduces the syslog-ng Store Box (SSB), discussing how and why it is useful, and what benefits it offers to an existing IT infrastructure.