[syslog-ng]Logging Remotely from Solaris to Linux Update

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Tue, 4 Jun 2002 09:22:15 +0200

On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 11:36:06AM -0500, Ron Braley wrote:
> Hi Bazsi
> Here's an update and continued question:  Everything seems to be fine
> when syslogging remotely from the Solaris box to the Linux box except
> that cron priorities of debug - critical don't get sent (just emerg). 
> Also, Solaris and Linux boxes alike won't send daemon priorities debug
> or information messages to the log host.

this might be caused by the different facility codes between linux and
solaris. Syslog-ng uses the codes of the host operating system it was
compiled on. Maybe a feature to map facility codes would be useful.

> New problem:  We need to send logs from our Cisco 2511 access router
> and 6509 switch/router to the Linux log host, but it's not working. 
> I've set logging facility and host from the Cisco devices, but they
> don't get logged on the log host.  Any ideas or advise?
> As always:  Thanks much for all your help!!

I'm not experienced in setting up routers to log remotely, though I'm sure
many of us on this list do this regularly.

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