[syslog-ng] unidirectional unix-stream
bazsi77 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 20:04:34 UTC 2017
Syslog-ng doesnt expect data on the socket on the reverse direction and
shuts down the connection if anything is received.
It is meant to work with /dev/log like devices.
I was wondering if it's correct to ignore the reverse direction, is it?
On Apr 12, 2017 2:34 PM, "Jim Hendrick" <james.r.hendrick at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you have access to the sourcode of otherapp ?
> My first guess would be to look at the options of how each end handles the
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 7:21 AM, Fabien Wernli <wernli at in2p3.fr> wrote:
>> I'm trying to use the unix-stream destination to send data to another
>> application which opens the socket in line mode. The problem is that both
>> ends complain about the connection breaking all the time:
>> syslog-ng: Syslog connection broken; fd='24',
>> server='AF_UNIX(/var/run/otherapp.sock)', time_reopen='60'
>> otherapp: failed to read from socket #10: Connection reset by
>> I tracked down the problem to the fact that otherapp sends some data
>> after receiving a line from syslog-ng: "data ok", and syslog-ng doesn't
>> seem to like that.
>> If I set up a unidirectional proxy (that filters out upstream "data ok")
>> between syslog-ng and otherapp everything works fine:
>> socat -u UNIX-LISTEN:/tmp/proxy.sock,fork
>> Am I doing something wrong here, or is this a known limitation of
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