Re: AW: different drawings/representations of this setup...
is it possible to log into a file of my own choice?
perhaps at /var/log/iptables-log.
Yes. Many people use syslog but I find that syslog-ng does the job even better.
With syslog-ng you can match regular expressions and send them to
designated log files,
better parsing. It's easily explained in the manuals
does somebody know a tool, which is locking at the
log-file(s) and may send an email automatically if
the last messages was logged for 10 times.
When a file is locked, generally speaking, another process can not write to
A simple shell script that periodically (cron) checks the log file will do
does somebody know a !good! tool for analyzing
the log-files from the iptables-log output ??