[syslog-ng] Error trying to restart service
algernon at balabit.hu
Mon Jul 2 16:53:31 CEST 2012
James McDonald <jmcdonald at LCE.com> writes:
> We are using version 4.0.1a. I am using 'service syslog-ng restart.' Below
> is the output I get from running that command:
Ah, if it is PE, then I'd suggest you contact us via BOSS. This list is
for the OpenSource Edition of syslog-ng.
> [root at server-name ~]# service syslog-ng restart
> WARNING: Configuration file format is too old, please update it to use the
> 4.1 format as some constructs might operate inefficiently;
> WARNING: global: the default value of log_fifo_size() has changed to 10000
> in syslog-ng 4.1 to reflect log_iw_size() changes for tcp()/udp() window
> size changes;
> Error resolving user; user='root'
> Error resolving group; group='root'
This suggests that syslog-ng can't figure out what uid the root user
has. This usually means that /etc/passwd is borked, or Name Server
Switch functionality (see /etc/nsswitch.conf) is somehow not working.
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