[syslog-ng] syslog-ng and "program" function (was: RE: Troublewith logging to mysql)

Stallmann, Andreas AStallmann at CONET.DE
Thu Sep 18 08:36:07 CEST 2008

Hi Joe!

> Are you sure that syslog-ng is successful in creating a 
> persistent child running that mysql command line? You should 
> see in "ps -elf" a syslog-ng process with a child process 
> running that mysql command line. 
That seems to be it: No mysql-child at all is beeing created.
No wonder no records are written to the database.

> I see that you have already tried sending the output to a 
> file and it looks ok that way. The only other thing I can 
> suggest is to send it to a script of your own instead of 
> mysql and in your script you can see *exactly* what mysql 
> would receive on its stdin.
I'll do that and let you know the results.

Thanks a lot!


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