Help !! lol

Remko Lodder remko at
Wed Apr 14 02:00:41 PDT 2004

Xavier Mell wrote:
> Hello !!
> I want to centralize log of server on another
> server(FreeBSD) !
> I think I can use syslog but on the server which
> collects log I don't know how manage the server to
> listen a specific port in order to receive logs of all
> server
> I have found in a "how-to" that it's necessary to add
> the -r option in /etc/rc.d/syslogd but where in this
> file ????

That's probably Linux

in rc.conf define this:

That way it does not get started with -s (secure mode, does not recieve 

On the other machines specify your loghost as reciever

*.*				@ipofyourloghost
or whatever you'd wish to log there.
It uses port 514 UDP. (That's generic for syslog)

Also don't forget any firewalling thingy's you use.. You must allow the 
traffic ;-)


> Thanks!!
> XaV
> PS: I am French Yes my english is bad!!!


Kind regards,

Remko Lodder A Dutch community for helping newcomers on the 

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