[syslog-ng] Re-Starting syslog servicesio.c: bind_inet_socket() bind failed

Sandor Geller Sandor.Geller at morganstanley.com
Thu Apr 15 11:54:59 CEST 2010


On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 6:45 AM, abhay singh <abhay.asingh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> No other services are runnign at that port...
> when i give just
>          udp();
> instead of
>          udp(ip("xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx") port(514));
> it works, means i can restart syslog service///

Is the IP address local (configured on the host)? When not then
syslog-ng can't bind to it. Looking at the first mail my guess is that
you're trying to use the IP address of the remote host, not the IP
address of the host where syslog-ng is running.



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