[syslog-ng] Delay writing to files SOLVED!!!
vrkid at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 28 17:57:23 CET 2005
Even thoguh thi never happened to anyone (acheiving uniqueness is
hard work ;-)) I think that it's worth mentioning somewhere that when
using host directive in a filter the name used must be the same as the
name of te sending server....
--- Balazs Scheidler <bazsi at balabit.hu> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > DNS names to match the name appearing in the syslog message the
> > 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
> least once to everyone. :)
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