[syslog-ng] bit of an issue with logging

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Mon, 5 Jun 2000 20:14:49 +0200

> A bit of an issue here.  I'm having syslog-ng create directories when
> a new host starts logging to it, which is all well and good.  But, when 
> I look in the servers directory there are some directories with logs
> in them which surely can't be right!
> ?     
> ?James 
> ?Oliver  
> ?Rev.  
> "Iona 
> "James 
> "Jane               
> >                 
> Jacqueline        
> balloon-kite.co.uk   
> boundary="Boundary-=_pHqghUmeaYlNlfdXfircvsCxgGBw"
> virgin.net
> hotmail.com,    
> Is this something I should be worried about?  It does worry me!!
> Any ideas why this is happening?
> It caused a problem with my newsyslog when it tried to rotate the logs
> in the > directory causing my disk to get rather full quickly within a few
> days of not rotating.

It may mean that some of your log entries were invalid. It's not always
possible to determine the hostname part of a log entry.

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