[syslog-ng] program() doesn't restart if it dies

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Sat Oct 7 11:23:18 CEST 2006

On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 10:01 +0100, Hari Sekhon wrote:
> Matt Zagrabelny wrote: 
> > i believe i have read that 2.0 is supposed to restart the program if it
> > dies, 1.6 does not, to my knowledge.
> > 
> >   
> > what version of syslog-ng are you running?
> Ok then, I've got syslog-ng 1.6.9. I guess it will be worth the
> upgrade to 2.0 at some point when it becomes very solid. 
> In the meantime I wrote a quick script to test the programs are alive
> and restart syslog-ng if one of them dies, which is good enough and
> gets the job done so I'm ok with that for now.

A reload should be fine too, and is less intrusive.


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