[syslog-ng] netcat tests
eric.r.benoit at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 09:49:01 UTC 2018
Thank you. It does look like it is listening:
udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:514 0.0.0.0:*
root 2472217 57/syslog-ng
Looks like I have to go back to iptables again.
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 5:27 AM, Scheidler, Balázs <
balazs.scheidler at balabit.com> wrote:
> It can potentially misparse some if the fields but the intended operation
> if syslog-ng is that if it receives a message it will do its best to
> deliver one as well.
> You should probably check firewall settings, that might be blocking
> packets, and also make sure syslog-ng is actually listening on port 514.
> On Jun 6, 2018 10:24, "Eric Benoit" <eric.r.benoit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> I wanted to send a test message to my syslog-ng server.
>> I tried this:
>> > echo -n "test message" | nc -4u -w1 192.168.100.10 514
>> But I saw no logs created on the syslog-ng server.
>> I did see the udp package on wireshark.
>> Will syslog-ng except my test message the way I have it formatted and log
>> it, does my message need to be formatted in a specific way for syslog-ng to
>> except and create a log?
>> Also, should I change syslog-ng to TCP instead of UDP to better trouble
>> shoot any network problems I might have pending my netcat test message
>> looks ok for syslog-ng server to except and log?
>> I'm not very good at articulating questions, so I hope what I wrote makes
>> sense if it does not please let me know and I will spend some more time
>> rephrasing my questions.
>> Thank you for any suggestions or comments
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