Security logfile

Karol Kwiatkowski freebsd at
Thu Apr 6 14:03:23 UTC 2006

On 04/06/06 15:52, Jim Csoka wrote:
> I accidentally deleted my security log file - /var/log/security
> I used touch to recreate the file, but logging is no longer occurring.
> I'm not sure why.  It doesn't appear to be a permissions issue.....
> I tried chmod 755 (I won't leave it that way) just to confirm that
> it wasn't a matter of permissions, but logging is still not occurring.
> Any ideas?

Try restarting your syslog daemon. Also, you can check default file
permission in /etc/newsyslog.conf.



Karol Kwiatkowski  <freebsd at orchid dot homeunix dot org>

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