[syslog-ng] Syslog and syslog-ng on HP-UX

Evan Rempel erempel at uvic.ca
Wed Oct 11 17:30:52 CEST 2006

If you are not using the standard syslogd to accept messages from the network then you can run
syslog-ng bound to IP and NO OTHER sources, and configure syslogd to forward messages to @localhost.

This will relay all message from the standard syslogd into syslog-ng and allow you to verify some functionality.

You will not be able to read the same sources simulaneously.


olivier "madmax"rolland wrote:
> I have to run syslog and syslog-ng because syslog-ng have not been probated in my compagny yet.
> I want to log the same message in syslog and in syslog-ng but i conclude that's not possible for the two daemons to read the same pipe. 
> Syslog-ng extract only messages that syslogd don-t want to.
> Thanks for your help and if you have an idea for a solution contact me.
> ----- Message d'origine ----
> De : Gellér Sándor <wildy at balabit.hu>
> À : Syslog-ng users' and developers' mailing list <syslog-ng at lists.balabit.hu>
> Envoyé le : Mercredi, 11 Octobre 2006, 11h29mn 17s
> Objet : Re: [syslog-ng] Syslog and syslog-ng on HP-UX
> olivier "madmax"rolland wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I have a problem,
>> I want that syslog and syslog-ng 1.6.7 to coexist on a HP-UX 11.11 and HP-UX 11.23.
>> I install syslog-ng 1.6.7 and it works but the problem is that syslog-ng don't log when syslogd runs.
> I'n not familiar with HP-UX, but my first guess is that you are using
> the same source for both daemons. Remove the standard HP-UX log source
> from syslog-ng.conf and reload syslog-ng.
> What is the purpose to use two syslog daemons on the same machine? Do
> you want to log the same messages with syslog and syslog-ng, or do you
> want to separate them?

Evan Rempel                erempel at uvic.ca
Senior Programmer Analyst        250.721.7691
Computing Services
University of Victoria

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