[syslog-ng] Re: file issues

Brian Loe knobdy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 17:24:37 CEST 2006

What permissions does the syslog user need to do so? It creates the
files in the base log directory (/data/logs) - but it won't create the
subfolders or the files that go there.

I'm working now on re-ordering the log commands...

strace <syslog-ng command line> right?

On 9/26/06, Sandor Geller <wildy at balabit.hu> wrote:
> Brian Loe wrote:
> > No one with an idea of what might be going on here? I've reread most
> > of the documentation for syslog-ng and can't figure it out...perhaps
> > its an AIX/fs permissions issue?
> Currently we are trying to track down a similar issue, but it might be
> unrelated. You aren't running syslog-ng as a superuser. Have you checked
>  whether your syslog user has the needed permissions to create the files
> and open the pipes for writing?
> Some kind of trace output (like strace on linux) would be appreciated.

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