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RE: [suse-security] Firewall2 log problem
  • From: "M. Edwin" <edwin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 09:16:46 +0700
  • Message-id: <67398961AC46B34F9714651170DAD43C2EC733@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I follow your suggestion and it works. I think I should learn more about
how the SuSE work, seems like I missed this part.
Thanks also to Ulrich Roth, Stefan Seyfried, Joe Morris, and Arjen de
Korte for your explanation (it makes SuSE list very valuable).

Kind Regards,
M. Edwin

-----Original Message-----
From: Hans-Peter Willhauck [mailto:hpwillhauck@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 10:24 PM
To: Moh Edwin
Subject: AW: [suse-security] Firewall2 log problem


the problem you are describing is: You removed the firewall logfile with
running syslogd. That means your syslogd is using the old firewall file
spite of removing (try lsof -i). Just restart the syslogd
(/etc/init.d/syslog restart) and the problem should be fixed.


-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: M. Edwin [mailto:edwin@xxxxxxxxx]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Juli 2003 15:49
An: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Betreff: [suse-security] Firewall2 log problem

Hi list,

I just found strange problem on my server. I run Susefirewall2 on 7.3,
and i
just found that since 3 days ago my firewall didn't write the log
to /var/log/firewall and the file size is 0. I try touch firewall to
file but still don't work.
I remember that several days ago I gz the file manually, and remove the
firewallxxxxxx.gz to save space. Was it the cause? Can anybody give the


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