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We use systemd-journald on our machines to ship logs to logstash. We also have a syslog daemon active to write to logfiles, sometimes triplicating the messages (/var/log/kern.log, /var/log/messages, /var/log/syslog).

As logging is a non-critical infrastructure, and we go to great lengths to make sure all logs are synced to elasticsearch using journalbeat, we should be fine turning off syslog on our machines.