[syslog-ng] Feature request =)

Nigel Bovey nigelb@staff.ihug.co.nz
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 05:21:16 +1300 (NZDT)

On Wed, 22 Dec 1999, Bradley Urberg Carlson wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Dec 1999, Nigel Bovey wrote:
> > how about a new feature for making directories if they don't exist
> Sounds like IRIX, which used-to make a file for each unsuccessful login
> attempt.  You could unsuccessfully log-in as "../../../etc/hosts.deny" and
> watch IRIX create the file.
> I'd prefer to leave that kind of feature off by default.

Well, this is a totally different thing you'll find. The idea is it only
creates directories specified in the syslog-ng.conf. With the $HOST
variable these are somewhat dynamic, but nothing to the extent of that
mentioned above.

And I agree it should be off by default.

Nigel Bovey
IHUG Network Operations Team