What Does the Install Put In /var/log/security?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sat Nov 1 08:05:22 PST 2003
billg <wg at roomformonkeys.com> writes:
> I've been playing with a new install of 4.8-release (now 4.9-stable).
> I've set up a simple ipfw firewall. Before enabling firewall logging, I
> thought I noticed that /var/log/security was a binary file.
> Is that right? What is installed there by default? Thanks.
It should probably be created as an empty file.
[But remember that there's no clear distinction between a "binary" and
a "text" file under Unix, except as you decide to interpret it...]
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