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Re: [SLE] syslog-ng configuration.
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 01:16:51 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505250116.52006.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 25 May 2005 01:02, Robert Paulsen wrote:
> Hmm -- from 9.1 to 9.3 syslog has morphed into syslog-ng.
>
> I have my gateway/router set to send syslog info to my SuSE system. This
> worked fine on 9.1 but I can't figure out how todo it on 9.3.
>
> There are two levels of configuration one can deal with -- the individual
> package's config file (syslog-ng.conf) or the /etc/sysconfig/syslog file.
> All the documentation addresses the first, but comments in that file say to
> leave it alone and use the second. But there is nothing in that file that
> seems appropriate for enabling external connections.
>
> Anyone have experience with this?

What is it you want to configure? To enable syslog to listen to the network
you need to add "-r" to the syslogd parameters. This is mentioned in the
docs, and in sysconfig/syslog you have SYSLOGD_PARAMS


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