[rfc-dist] RFC 6587 on Transmission of Syslog Messages over TCP

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        RFC 6587

        Title:      Transmission of Syslog Messages over 
        Author:     R. Gerhards, C. Lonvick
        Status:     Historic
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2012
        Mailbox:    rgerhards at adiscon.com, 
                    clonvick at cisco.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 21006
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-gerhards-syslog-plain-tcp-14.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6587.txt

There have been many implementations and deployments of legacy syslog
over TCP for many years.  That protocol has evolved without being
standardized and has proven to be quite interoperable in practice.
This memo describes how TCP has been used as a transport for syslog
messages.  This document defines a Historic Document for the Internet 

HISTORIC: This memo defines a Historic Document for the Internet
community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
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