booteasy / syslog
sektie at codersluts.net
Wed Jun 4 20:55:56 PDT 2003
> Completely unrelated i know, but I am having problems finding how to
> setup sysogd to accept logs from a remote host, in this case a
> gateway router at another site. Just a link to a good how-to would
> help. I have googled but to no avail.
I have something set up to do that.
Host 1: sacrifical-lamb, running OpenBSD 3.2. (not a fan of OpenBSD,
obviously.) syslogd is listening on port 514. On your log server, verify
that when you do a netstat -an you have the following:
udp 0 0 *.514 *.*
AFAIK, all you have to do is verify that syslogd is running with the -a flag
to specify an allowed IP. (man syslogd for exact syntax).
Host 2: perlpimp, running FreeBSD 5. In my syslog.conf, I have a line that
This makes perlpimp log *.* to sacrificial lamb. It's pretty easy to set up,
providing you don't have any whackass firewalling or other weird stuff going
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