Re: syslog configuration trouble
On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Paul McHale wrote:
: I had my router sending syslog messages to my NT workstation with a
: syslogd running there. I changed the router to send messages to my debian
: server and added the following line to the /etc/syslog.conf file:
: local7.* -/var/log/router/router.log
: When I type:
: logger -p local7.info "this is a test"
: I get this in the /etc/log/router/router.log file:
: Oct 20 09:11:41 debian root: this is a test
: The router messages never show up. Any ideas ?
Yes. Read /etc/init.d/sysklogd ...
# Options for start/restart the daemons
# For remote UDP logging use SYSLOGD="-r"
You should uncomment that line.
More details from `man syslogd':
-r This option will enable the facility to receive
message from the network using an internet domain
socket with the syslog service (see services(5)).
The default is to not receive any messages from the
This option is introduced in version 1.3 of the
sysklogd package. Please note that the default
behavior is the opposite of how older versions
behave, so you might have to turn this on.
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