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Re: iptables output?



Why not just send them to a file?  Or better yet, don't log broadcast
messages from IPTables.

On 6/13/05, Bill Tangren <bjt aa usno navy mil> wrote:
> Ben Russo wrote:
> > Bill Tangren wrote:
> >
> >> I have configured iptables on my server, and now now I get output
> >> going to my text windows (in the GUI, do a ctrl+alt+F1 to get to one
> >> of them).
> >
> > ...
> >
> >> Can anyone tell me how to redirect this output to /dev/null or
> >> someplace else?
> >>
> > ...
> >
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> >>
> > Check your /etc/syslog.conf
> > You probably have a line that says: kern.*    /dev/console
> > and maybe *.emerg        *
> >
> > Look at your /etc/sysconfig/iptables file.
> > you probably have a LOG target (-j LOG)
> > you can set --log-level on that line in /etc/sysconfig/iptables
> >
> > I think those things are what you are looking for.
> >
> > -Ben.
> >
> 
> The line in /etc/syslog.conf is commented out, so it appears that
> /dev/console is the default (man syslog.conf doesn't seem to say).
> 
> Does anyone know if sending non critical errors to /dev/null harm anything?
> 
> kern.info;kern.!err          /dev/null
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Bill
> 
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