[syslog-ng] syslog-ng 3.3.7 DNS resolving Problem

Gergely Nagy algernon at balabit.hu
Wed Jan 2 14:01:12 CET 2013

Daniel Neubacher <daniel.neubacher at xing.com> writes:

> Many times a day messages are sorted into a folder with the DNS name
> of my syslog-ng server instead of the real host where the log is
> coming from.  The log line still has the right host in the text and
> most of the time it is working but I could not find any way to
> reproduce the problem on demand yet. For debugging I've disabled any
> logging for the server itself but it still happens.

This is not the first time I hear about this problem, but so far I have
not been able to reproduce it locally :(

Is it always the server address that gets used instead of the
originating host's name?


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