[syslog-ng] problems with Cisco WiFi controller syslog messages
bazsi at balabit.hu
Thu Jun 14 12:42:43 CEST 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 07:02 -0700, Poley, Jason wrote:
> We have upgraded our Cisco WiFi controller and now its syslog messages
> contain milliseconds which syslog-ng does not know how to handle.
> I am running version 1.6.9 of syslog-ng on RedHat version 3.
> TCP dump of first 96 bytes...
> 06:57:07.584716 IP (tos 0x0, ttl 59, id 0, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 17,
> length: 248) 18.104.22.168.32768 > 22.214.171.124.syslog: UDP, length 220
> 0x0000: 4500 00f8 0000 4000 3b11 ed75 a1d5 08f3 E..... at .;..u....
> 0x0010: a1d5 04e2 8000 0202 00e4 660c 3c31 3238 ..........f.<128
> 0x0020: 3e20 4a75 6e20 3133 2030 363a 3536 3a31 >.Jun.13.06:56:1
> 0x0030: 362e 3732 3820 6170 665f 726f 6775 655f 6.728.apf_rogue_
> 0x0040: 6465 7465 6374 2e63 3a35 3735 2041 5046 detect.c:575.APF
> 0x0050: 2d31 -1
> Is this behavior different in a later version of syslog-ng and should I
syslog-ng 2.0.x supports milliseconds in timestamps, however it uses
ISO8601 timestamps for that purpose. As I see the snipped quoted here
uses a BSD timestamps with milliseconds added.
Gee.. At least they could have added year information too.
So, upgrading to 2.0.x will not solve your problems, but there's a
chance that I can change this there.
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