[syslog-ng] problem with syslog-ng hanging on saturday after working all week

Sandor Geller wildy at balabit.hu
Mon Sep 18 20:30:01 CEST 2006

Steven Meacham wrote:
> Hi all,
> Need help. My syslog-ng is hanging on Saturdays. It is like the service just
> stops responding even though it is running. The system having the problem is
> just basically a syslog bridging/filtering server. I am using syslog-ng to
> accept syslog messages and filter for only what I need out of them, and then
> forwarding them on. It is basiclly setup like below:
> Webserver>>(udp 514)>syslog-ngfileterserver>>(udp1514)>Syslog Loghost
> Any help you could give to a newbie about debugging or find the issue would
> be great..Also any scripts to check the service and restart would be great
> to.

Please give us details: the version number of syslog-ng, the
configuration, the OS you are running syslog-ng on, and so...

What specific tasks (like cronjobs) are running on saturdays?

Sandor Geller
wildy at balabit.hu

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