[syslog-ng] Error trying to restart service

Gergely Nagy algernon at balabit.hu
Mon Jul 2 15:44:43 CEST 2012

James McDonald <jmcdonald at LCE.com> writes:

> After the weekend I came in to run the checks on our logs and noticed
> nothing new had been written over the weekend, or at least since mid-night
> last night.  When I tried to restart the service, I got an error saying that
> the "user; user=root" and "group; group=root" could not be verified.  I am
> stuck in a meeting at the moment and was wondering if anyone could offer any
> advice on how to quickly resolve this, once I get back to my desk?

Which version of syslog-ng? How exactly did you try to restart it? Is
everything all right with the init script? Is the message coming from
syslog-ng, or the init script, or something else?


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