[syslog-ng] AIX startup

Nathan Campi nate at campin.net
Wed Oct 25 19:32:37 CEST 2006

Is that a question for me? Easy answer, I don't run AIX. :) I probably
should have mentioned that. 

Back a couple years ago when installing openssh on AIX I found it easy
to set it up under the SRC, syslog-ng should be easy.

On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 12:09:14PM -0400, Schernau, Ed wrote:
> On AIX, why not just use the system resource controller (SRC) ?
> Ed 
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> I run syslog-ng under daemontools on a couple loghosts where I don't 
> want it down for more than a second.
> I already have cfengine install daemontools on all my systems anyways, 
> so it is trivial for me to automate that part as well. The only problem 
> is that daemontools comes up after all the rc scripts, which leaves you 
> without logging during all of startup.
> Workable solution is to still have an rc script that starts syslog and 
> have the daemontools run script kill off any already running syslog-ng 
> daemons when it comes up later. Might be overkill to supervise it in the
> first place - judgement call I suppose.
> --
> Nate Campi
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