On Sat, 2014-08-02 at 13:05 +0200, Daniel Pocock wrote: > > > syslog-nagios-bridge needs to listen on a TCP port for connections from > rsyslogd or whatever > > > To make it easy for users (fully automated installation), I can > > a) configure the package to listen on some port (I use 30514) > > b) deploy a file /etc/rsyslog.d/nagios-bridge.conf with the config for > the same port > > Doing this, the service starts working as soon as the package is installed. > > Do people feel it is a good idea for packages to grab non-standard ports > like this? Not really, no. Isn't there a standard port for this? (Annoyingly 514/tcp is assigned to a completely different protocol.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle science fiction.
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