Re: iptables : no logs in kernel logs
try to add --log-level option, if you do a ps -ef |grep syslog is the
process active ?, did you modify the syslog.conf file?. If you have to
much problems i sugest to use ULOG in debian apt-get install ULOG and
all trafic you want to LOG, change LOG by ULOG and be saved by
default in /var/log/ulog/syslogemu.log file.
2005/5/24, Gian Piero Carrubba <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Il giorno lun, 23/05/2005 alle 21.20 +0200, Pierre Volcke ha scritto:
> > >> the problem is : I cannot see *any* logs from
> > >> iptables into the kernel logs
> > >> (but I know that my INPUT/OUTPUT/FORWARD chains
> > >> are doing their job anyway).
> > >
> > > Are you *telling* iptables to log anything? iptables only logs what you
> > > tell it to, with -j LOG.
> > oh yes, of course, I forgot to mention it.
> > i'm logging lot of things with the -j LOG flag.
> > (my firewall script used to work very fine on another
> > distro.)
> Just to be sure, can you log any kernel message (try with
> modprobe/insmod) ? If not, pay attention to start klogd _after_ syslog,
> in order not to break the pipe. If you're using the default sysklogd, it
> should be the default behaviour. In that case, I've no suggestions.
> Simply try to log a packet just before dropping it, and see if it's
> really dropped.
> Gian Piero.
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