[syslog-ng] logging by hostname

Russell Fulton r.fulton at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Oct 4 22:04:04 CEST 2006

if the records received by syslog-ng contain the host name it will use
this by default.  The answer my lie in how you configure syslog on the
hosts themselves.  From memory syslog-ng uses the host name info in the
packets by default.


Istvan Szukacs wrote:
> Hi!
> I would like to log several computer which are behind nat. The problem
> is i cannot find the right metod to log by the hostname not by the ip
> reverse name from where the packets come.
> But i got this:
> Oct  1 02:34:27 external ip/external ip
> Is there a possibility to devide the logs by the original hostname?
> thx
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