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Re: squid, openldap, and local4 in syslog

On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> Le Wed, Mar 24, 1999 at 09:58:30AM -0500, Jean Pierre LeJacq écrivait:
> > I have the same issue with WN, an http server.  Currently, it uses
> > daemon to log its messages through syslog.  I would like to select one
> > of local? facilities to better isolate the HTTP server.  Some guidance
> > from the Debian policy on the selection of facilities would be helpful
> > in preventing problems.
> Actually I have already been confronted to this problem. Which local
> facility to use ? That's why I wrote the perl script syslog-facility
> for Debian. It does attribute you a local facility that is
> not yet used. Take a look a the man page syslog-facility(8). It's
> available since release 1.3-27 of syslogd.

Well this is very nice.  But this doesn't solve the problem of all
HTTP servers using the same local facility.  It just finds the first
free one.

Jean Pierre

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