[syslog-ng] 1.3.17 and $PROGRAM

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 11:45:51 +0100

> I have the exact same problem. I hadn't even thought of using $PROGRAM
> until I read about it in this thread. So I whacked together a very short
> syslog-ng.conf for testing.

Thanks. I've found the problem, it's more the bug of the Linux syslogd, than
syslog-ng but I tried to hack a workaround. You'll have at least one problem
with sendmail, it produces loglines like:

IAA24582: from=<delphi@pc1.szechenyi-nkzsa.sulinet.hu>, size=2796, class=0,
pri=32796, nrcpts=1, msgid=<BF40C17306@szechenyi-nkzsa.sulinet.hu>,
proto=ESMTP, relay=elod.vein.hu []

when sent over the network, this means that each message has the mail ID as
programname. You could workaround this problem by trying to match a regexp
to the above line and directing sendmail log to a different destination.

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