[syslog-ng] [Bug 19] New: syslog-ng 2.0. x can not follow a change of IP at target syslog server

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Mon Feb 25 12:25:39 CET 2008

On Sun, 2008-02-24 at 00:04 +0000, Ed Wildgoose wrote:
> > We recently moved one of our centralized syslog servers to a different building, resulting in a different network address.
> > We took great pains (it was actually easy, but required planning) to maintain the IP name of the syslog server, but
> > all of the sending hosts required a syslog-ng reload to resolve the IP name in the configuration file
> > to the new IP address.
> >   
> Standard procedure here is to setup the old machine to forward to the 
> new machine (netfilter rules, etc).  Then you can go around restarting 
> your other servers at your leisure.
> Works the same for any service - smtp, web, etc, etc

This sounds useful, so I'm going to implement it.


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