[syslog-ng] Delay writing to files

Nate Campi nate at campin.net
Tue Dec 27 04:44:07 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 03:14:21AM -0800, Paolo Supino wrote:
>   Here is an update on the interval in writing to the log file: 
> the output of ls -l on the file: 
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 6234 Dec 26 08:03 switch-01.log
> and the last messsege coming in on the NIC (captured by tcpdump): 
> 12:56:57.564348 IP switch-01.1024 > syslog.hot.net.il.syslog: UDP,
> length 75
>  As you can see the time interval is almost 5 hours... :-( 

Wow, I can see how you'd be frustrated. Do you have any filters that
might be preventing particular messages from being written to the file?
Put in a catchall destination to see if it differs from the logging to
your filtered files.


Hope this helps.

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