[syslog-ng] using -dv on startup vs syslog-ng-ctl debug set=off

Attila Szakács attila.szakacs at axoflow.com
Fri Apr 28 06:57:10 UTC 2023

Hi Jerry,

The command should look something like: `syslog-ng-ctl debug --set=off`.
Note the double dash before `set`.


On Thu, Apr 27, 2023 at 11:10 PM Jerry Scharf <jscharf at purestorage.com>

> Hi,
> We are chasing an intermittent bug with slow reloads. We are following the
> debug suggestions and adding -dv to the execstart in the service file.
> Because of the load of messages that we push, I want to turn off the
> debugging after we are past the window when the slow reload happens. I
> naively tried doing "syslog-ng-ctl debug set=off" but it responded that the
> flag didn't change.
> Is there some way to tell syslog-ng to allow the -ctl command to make the
> change. I can imagine why this would be desired sometimes, but at 10k lines
> per minute it is going to fill up /tmp.
> right now I am doing ugly things to solve the problem, but really want to
> find a better way.
> thanks,
> jerry
> --
> Jerry Scharf
> Pure Storage
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