[syslog-ng]syslog-ng and DNS

Michael Renner m.renner@inode.at
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 15:03:28 +0200

At 14:57 26.04.2002 +0200, you wrote:
>If a computer reboot before DNS server, syslog-ng disallows starting 
>because it can't resolve IP address of loghost.
>It's akward because computer can't write in local destination.

I think it's very awkward to code a workaround for this problem (like 
postponing failed dns lookups in the config file). What about replacing the 
hostname with the ip of the syslog box or putting the hostname in 
/etc/hosts ? The main syslog server shouldn't switch ips too often.

mfg/best regards


Michael Renner
Junior System Engineer

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