[syslog-ng] Need help in running syslog-ng

Balla, Hithendra (EXT-Other - IN/Bangalore) hithendra.balla.ext at nsn.com
Fri Jun 1 14:18:49 CEST 2012


Please find the attached output of configure.

I tried running the command with -Fvde along with -f, but it says
"excess number of args". Can you tell me if I missed anything here.?
A02-LEM-CSLPN01A# /usr/local/sbin/syslog-ng -f -Fvde
Excess number of arguments


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"Balla, Hithendra (EXT-Other - IN/Bangalore)"
<hithendra.balla.ext at nsn.com> writes:

> A02-LEM-CSLPN01A# /usr/local/sbin/syslog-ng -f
> /export/home/root/syslog_conf/mod/syslog-ng_client.conf
> WARNING: Configuration file format is too old, please update it to use
> the 3.4 format as some constructs might operate inefficiently;
> Error parsing source, source plugin sun-streams not found in
> /export/home/root/syslog_conf/mod/syslog-ng_client.conf at line 14,
> column 18:
> source s_local { sun-streams("/dev/log"); udp(ip( port(514));

Could you post the output of configure, or config.log, perhaps?

Also, you can try running syslog-ng with the -Fvde parameters (in
addition to -f), which will output quite a lot of debug info to stderr,
which might help us determine what's going wrong.

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