origin of system message?

Oliver Koch koch at rz.tu-clausthal.de
Wed Feb 14 22:50:41 UTC 2007


Robert Huff schrieb:

> 	The following appears in /var/log/messages:
> Feb 14 17:03:50 jerusalem kernel: Connection attempt to UDP from
> 	presumably through the agency of syslog.
> 	What program/process issues this, and at what facility and
> level?

please check if these two sysctl values are set:

net.inet.tcp.log_in_vain: 1 # Log all incoming TCP connections
net.inet.udp.log_in_vain: 1 # Log all incoming UDP packets

Kind regards,


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