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Re: ULOGD and iptables -j ULOG?



On Wed, 26 Mar 2003 17:13:51 -0600, Miguel M wrote
> >Anyone have any ideas on how I can get the -j LOG action put the
> >results in /var/log/packets rather than as kernel in /var/log/messages?
> 
> Hi Mike!
> 
> A very simple example that you can later integrate to your firewall.
> Watch out for the size of /var/log/packets:

I will just add the appropriate stuff to logrotate (much as I am doing now for
messages).

> 
> # touch /var/log/packets
> # echo "kern.debug    /var/log/packets" >> /etc/syslog.conf

> # /sbin/iptables -A INPUT -j LOG --log-level DEBUG
> # /usr/bin/tail -f /var/log/packets

Interesting. kern.debug messages are ignored by default, so you use them for
packet logging. Neat idea. Of course, I hope that nothing else is generating
kern.debug messages ....

Thank you for a quick way to solve my problem.

Mike.





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