[syslog-ng] Syslog-ng with stunnel

Nate Campi nate at campin.net
Thu Jun 9 15:14:16 CEST 2005

On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 02:42:57PM -0400, Stephen Tanner wrote:
> I have configured syslog-ng to work with stunnel, and have them starting
> from the same startup script on an HP-UX server.  The logs are being
> written to a loghost on a Linux box.  Everything works fine, including
> my startup script, except for one minor issue.  When the machine is
> booted, I get broken pipe errors in the log stating that syslog-ng
> cannot contact the loghost.  Stunnel is up and running at this point but
> syslog-ng seems unable to connect.  The only way to resolve this is to
> restart stunnel and syslog-ng.  I have this startup script running from
> rc2.  I've been trying to avoid moving it to a later time, as I do not
> wish to lose any logs of services.  Does anyone have any idea of what
> could be causing this, or any suggestions on where in rc I should place
> the startup script to avoid this issue? 

You've probably already tried this, but try making the script sleep for
a few seconds after stunnel is started but before syslog-ng is started.
That might be all you need.

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shell. Bad things happen.                    -- Randall Schwartz

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