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Re: [suse-security] [Security] SuSEfirewall1/2
  • From: Peter Wiersig <wiersig-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 11:37:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <20020902113736.A3540@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Philippe Vogel wrote:
> I wanted to port SuSEfirewall1/2 to Debian and Red Hat.
> The result ist, that the netfilter works, but logging ist still to
> /dev/tty1-6.
> This nerves, if I want to do something direct on the server.
> If I login from remote (ssh) there is no problem with these logs and
> anyway the most time I setup things via remote.
> Any hints what's wrong?

Compare the /etc/syslog.conf files from the other distributions to
SuSEs. Probably kern.* are "wall(1)"ed.

> I looked in the script but did not find any options which tell
> iptables to log to console.
> Is it maybe a patch from SuSE within iptables?

I don't think so. iptables logs always as facility kernel, with a
chooseable level in the logging statement.


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