[syslog-ng] Rép. : Re: Question about Syslog

FRANCIS PROVENCHER francis.provencher at msp.gouv.qc.ca
Mon Nov 5 15:23:14 CET 2007

Thanks for your help, but im not sure to understant.
For the moment's i received syslog alert from other host's in the
network, but syslog put the alert message in /var/log/message instead of
I dont understand what i'm doing wrong.

> Do you want i paste here my syslog-ng.conf ? (i only change 
> source net { udp(ip( port(514)); };  for    source 
> net { udp(ip( port(514)); };

Without looking up the source my first guess would be that the 
problem is caused by having udp() in your configuration twice.
The 'src' and the 'net' sources both have udp(). It is possible
that the second bind was unsuccessful as syslog-ng already has
bound to UDP port.Check your logs whether this is
the case, it should be logged. Optionally remove udp() from
the 'src' source if you're not logging from jails running on
the local machine.



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