[syslog-ng] odd configuration file
reswob10 at gmail.com
Wed May 27 21:48:24 CEST 2015
For those that don't know, a coworker told me that error means the error is
at line 132, column 7.
Craig L Bowser
This email is measured by size. Bits and bytes may have settled during
On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM, craig bowser <reswob10 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I'm just learning about configuring syslog-ng. I'm using the latest
> version (info at end of email) and I've run into an error I can't figure
> out. I made a syntax error in my syslog-ng.conf that caused syslog-ng to
> fail to start. I corrected the error, but now when I try and start
> syslog-ng, it still fails.
> trying to start it with 'service syslog-ng start' or 'service syslog-ng
> restart' gets me: Job for syslog-ng.service failed. See "systemctl status
> syslog-ng.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.
> But the error is buried in the systemd logs. Using '/usr/sbin/syslog-ng
> -F' gets me the following error:
> Error resolving reference; content='source', name='s_name',
> What is that file? Can I safely delete it? Why can't I make it use the
> new .conf file? When I try '/usr/sbin/syslog-ng -f
> /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf -F' I get the same error.
> syslog-ng 3.5.6
> Installer-Version: 3.5.6
> Revision: 3.5.6-2 [@416d315] (Ubuntu/15.04)
> Compile-Date: Oct 25 2014 14:14:32
> Enable-Debug: off
> Enable-GProf: off
> Enable-Memtrace: off
> Enable-IPv6: on
> Enable-Spoof-Source: on
> Enable-TCP-Wrapper: on
> Enable-Linux-Caps: on
> Enable-Pcre: on
> Craig L Bowser
> This email is measured by size. Bits and bytes may have settled during
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the syslog-ng