remote logging with syslogd
Brian A. Seklecki
bseklecki at collaborativefusion.com
Wed Mar 21 17:45:34 UTC 2007
run syslogd in the foreground without daemonizing:
$ sudo syslogd -dv [flags]
If you don't see anything, tcpdump(8) and validate that UDP/514 packets
are coming in.
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 17:35 +0100, Guido Demmenie wrote:
> I'm trying to put up a remote logging server. I want to let my
> Airport Express send its logs to my FreeBSD server.
> So I said to my Airport to send its logs to the internal ip of my
> server, I suppose it works because that's what Apple hardware does.
> Now I did the following things on my bsdbox:
> I appended to syslog.conf:
> # Log remote Airport Express
> *.* /var/log/airport.log
> I touched /var/log/airport.log and it has rw-r----- root:wheel rights
> And to rc.conf I added:
> syslogd_flags="-b myhostname.intranet -a *.intranet"
> I restarted syslogd via:
> # /etc/rc.d/syslogd restart
> I suppose it should work, but nothing appears in /var/log/airport and
> there should be something that it listens for input or not?
> Also I checked netstat -a | grep syslog
> udp4 0 0 myhostname.intranet..syslo *.*
> So it looks like it is not listening.
> Anyone any ideas what I'm doing wrong?
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Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki at collaborativefusion.com>
Collaborative Fusion, Inc.
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