[syslog-ng] odd configuration file
balazs.scheidler at balabit.com
Wed May 27 21:55:15 CEST 2015
Yup, its a pretty common format though not necessarily the most intuitive
if you haven't seen that.
On May 27, 2015 9:48 PM, "craig bowser" <reswob10 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Never mind.
> For those that don't know, a coworker told me that error means the error
> is at line 132, column 7.
> Craig L Bowser
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> 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
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