[syslog-ng] UDP Works, TCP Does Not

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Sat Jan 5 07:36:42 CET 2008

On Fri, 04 Jan 2008 15:26:59 MST, "Baxter, Scott" said:

> All, I am new to syslog-ng and want to use it for tcp remote logging,
> (without ssh at this time).  I am testing from a Solaris 10 box, sending
> logging files to another Solaris 10 box.  It sends them via udp just
> fine.  But when I change that to TCP, no logging.  Not finding much on
> the internet around this subject.  If anybody has any info regarding
> this,  please send my way.

First guess? You need to look around in /etc/ipf and make sure that ipfilters
has been told to allow TCP connections in/out on the port you're using
for that (note that although by default syslog is 514/UDP, you may need/want to
pick an alternate port because historically 514/TCP was 'rshell').
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