syslog -r remote logging to /var/log/messages as well as configured log file
mht at research.dfci.harvard.edu
Wed Nov 26 19:14:05 UTC 2003
Gene Delitzoy wrote:
> I have a device logging to my server but it logs in /var/log/messages as
> well as /var/log/pix.log.
> here is my syslog.conf
> # Log all kernel messages to the console.
> # Logging much else clutters up the screen.
> #kern.* /dev/console
> # Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher.
> # Don't log private authentication messages!
> # The authpriv file has restricted access.
> authpriv.* /var/log/secure
> # Log all the mail messages in one place.
> mail.* /var/log/maillog
> # Log cron stuff
> cron.* /var/log/cron
> # Everybody gets emergency messages
> *.emerg *
> # Save news errors of level crit and higher in a special file.
> uucp,news.crit /var/log/spooler
> # Save boot messages also to boot.log
> # Save messages to pix.log
> local6.* /var/log/pix.log
> What should I change so that it will only log to /var/log/pix.log.
I'm a little bit confused. We start our machine that is _receiving_
remote syslogs with:
daemon syslogd -r
It can then receive inbound syslog requests from our other nodes.
They would have their syslog.conf file set up with lines like:
# log everything to lager
In your proposed setup, you're asking to log everything to a file.
## *.* is all sources and all levels. So you could do:
So, what ARE you trying to do?
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