[syslog-ng] starting syslog with unreachable loghost

luksedj luksedj luksedj at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 22 18:08:19 CET 2006

>On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 13:53 +0100, luksedj luksedj wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > I'm trying some stuff with syslog-ng 1.9.9. Is it possible to start the
> > syslog-ng daemon when one of the remote hosts to which messages have to 
> > send is not reachable?
> > it seems not to be the case, but my config might be a little bit too 
> >
> > I have two destinations for my logs, one is on the local disk, the other 
> > a host in the network. It seems that when the host is not available
> > syslog-ng won't start, although it should better start logging to the 
> > disk.
> >
> > What happens when the remote host connection gets broken while syslog-ng 
> > running?
>Hm.. syslog-ng should behave exactly what you described, e.g. it should
>start up and continue connecting to the remote host.
>I've just checked it myself and it works.

And what if the remote host is not within a reachable network at the moment 
syslog-ng starts?


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