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RE: [opensuse] syslog stuff
On Thursday, January 18, 2007 @ 4:29 AM, Carlos Robinson wrote:


>The Wednesday 2007-01-17 at 22:10 -0600, Greg Wallace wrote:

>> >Then this:
>>
>> >grep IN= /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf.in
>>
>> No such file or directory

>That is your problem. Your syslog-ng installation is broken, repair it.
>Then the messages from the firewall will be sorted to the appropriate file.

>Try this:

> grep -i SYSLOG_DAEMON /etc/sysconfig/syslog

>you should get:

> SYSLOG_DAEMON="syslog-ng"

I get SYSLOG_DAEMON="syslogd".


>If you get "syslog", then fire up the Yast package module, uninstall
>syslog, and install syslog-ng instead.

>If you get "syslog-ng", I would reinstall it.

I tried re-installing syslog-ng and still get "syslogd" as output from the
above command. By the way, I have both syslogd and syslog-ng installed. Is
that what I should have?

>> ls: cannot access /var/log/firewall: No such file or directory
>>
>> Maybe that's the problem. There is no separate log file set up for the
>> firewall so all of the firewall messages get dumped into messages. Is
there
>> somewhere where you can define a specific separate log file for firewall
>> messages?

>See above.

>- --
>Cheers,
> Carlos E. R.

Thanks,
Greg W


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