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RE: [opensuse] syslog stuff
On Thursday, January 18,, 2007 @ 1:33 PM, Darryl Gregorash wrote:

>On 2007-01-18 12:07, Greg Wallace wrote:
>> On Thursday, January 18, 2007 @ 1:50 AM, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
>>
>>
>>> <snip>
>>> is there a syslog-ng.conf.in anywhere? Or a syslog-ng.conf?
>>>
>>
>> Ok. I see. Yes, there are two files meeting the above criteria --
>>
>> /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf
>> /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf.rpmnew
>>
>OK, so much for assuming the config files in your version are the same
>as in mine. Apologies for the confusion.

>Please check in the Yast sysconfig editor for the values of the
>following (under System/Logging):

>SYSLOG_DAEMON
>SYSLOG_NG_CREATE_CONFIG

>The first should be set to "syslog-ng", but it may be set to "syslogd"
>(that would explain right away why there is no /var/log/firewall).

Bingo! It was set to syslog. I clicked on the drop-down and changed it to
syslog-ng

>The second might not even be present in your system, but if it does
>exist, I need to know its value to be able to tell you which file (if
>any) you need to edit -- we don't want any changes disappearing the next
>time SuSEconfig runs :-)

I don't have SYSLOG_NG_CREATE_CONFIG. Hopefully, changing the value of
SYSLOG_DAEMON will do the trick.

Thanks!,
Greg W


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