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Re: iptables LOG target problem with syslog

Problem solved.

I didnt have klogd installed. Apparently syslogd by itself didnt like that
combined with iptables. I have no idea why. Anyway when I installed klogd
I got all my stuff from iptables logged as I wanted it to

On Thu, 10 May 2001, Johan Bergström wrote:

> 'lo
> I'm having some problems logging my iptables output to a file with syslog.
> Its the strangest thing, I have a whole bunch of LOG targets in my setup
> of chains, and I can see the iptables log using the dmesg command, and I
> have also redirected all messages going thru syslog to a tty with,
> *.* |/dev/tty12 
> I can see the iptables output there. BUT I want to log to a file aswell,
> I've tried *.* /var/log/complete.log in /etc/syslog.conf and some
> combinations using named pipes and - and stuff while writing to files, but
> it will not do it, whatever I try...
> Anyone know what I might have done wrong?
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