[syslog-ng] Delay writing to files SOLVED!!!

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Wed Dec 28 17:41:06 CET 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 06:21 -0800, Paolo Supino wrote:
> Hi
>  I solved the problem of the delay: syslog-ng wasn't delaying messages
> to the files. He was ignoring them alltogether. Syslog-ng did this
> because the name in the DNS (and the filter) was different than the
> hostname displayed in the syslog message itself. After I changed the
> DNS names to match the name appearing in the syslog message the problem
> vanished. Now messages are written according the sync drictive (i.e
> immediately :-)). 
>   I apologize for the head aches and wasted brain waves I caused
> because being a green newbie (bad newbie, bad, bad .... ;-)) 

Thanks for letting us know and no problem being a newbie it happens at
least once to everyone. :)


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