In my university we studied about
rsyslog, and how it stores logs and where it stores them (
/var/log/), and how to configure it ...
Now, I learned (by surfing on the internet) that a new way of storing log files has seen the day with
systemd-journald. To access the logs stored by this service you use the command
journalctl which I really like the simplicity and the power of this last one. I know also that
rsyslog is kept in the latest versions of major Linux distributions, because a lot of packages depends on it.
My question is : by using
journalctl to access the log data, am I getting access to all the log data that exists on my system ? or is there a situation where some log data are only accessible using the old way (
To put my question in another way for those who didn't understand it : by using
journalctl, could I completely forget about using