[syslog-ng]syslog-ng and syslog

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Sun, 27 Aug 2000 16:10:53 +0200


> i have two pcs running linux debian 2.2
> System1 is equipped with syslog and Sytem2 with syslog-ng
> I tried to log the System1 facility daemon on System2 doing so:
> On System1 (syslog.conf)
> daemon.*	@System2IP
> On System 2 (syslog-ng.conf)
> source src { unix-stream("/dev/log"); internal(); udp(); };
> destination mydest { file("/var/log/myfile"); };
> filter myfilter { facility(daemon) and host("system1"); };
> log { source(src); filter(myfilter); destination(mydest); };
> options { use-fqdn(yes); };
> restarted all daemons and what happened was that daemonlog of system1 was
> logged on System2-daemonlog instead of System2-myfile.

I can't find your daemonlog destination in the config file above.

> I tried this coexistence with syslog because in a near future i ll have to
> monitorize some Cis*o logs and i 'd like to do it with syslog-ng, so i need
> to make it run asap.

syslog-ng can coexist with old syslogds without problems.

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