[syslog-ng] Running script for checking syslog-ng status

Gergely Nagy algernon at balabit.hu
Thu May 26 23:47:51 CEST 2011

Matthew Hall <mhall at mhcomputing.net> writes:

> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 10:49:08AM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
>> It was also brought to my attention, that syslog-ng has a built-in
>> supervisor, that will restart it in case it crashes. This can be enabled
>> by starting syslog-ng with the --process-mode=safe-background
>> command-line argument.
>> (What do you know? I never knew this was there! One learns something new
>> every day!)
> Gergely,
> I thought the supervisor was on by default. Am I mistaken to believe
> this?

You are correct.

|8], who's been running 3.3 in screen with -Fve for the past couple of months.

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