Disable syslogd 514..

Jeff Royle lists at qwirky.net
Wed Jan 17 23:40:13 UTC 2007

applecom at inbox.ru wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2007 01:33:13 +0500, Agus <agus.262 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi....
>> doing a netstat -an i see that syslog is listening in UDP port 
>> 514.....i am
>> trying to disable it, but no luck....
>> i checked the rc.conf but there is nothing there.....what do u 
>> recommend? to
>> disable it or to leave it?
>> I do not use the machine as a remote syslog server so i cant see the
>> use.....but who knows..
>  From syslogd(8):
> "-s      Operate in secure mode.  Do not log messages from remote
>          machines.  If specified twice, no network socket will be opened
>          at all, which also disables logging to remote machines."
> So 'syslogd_flags="-ss"' can be added to /etc/rc.conf.
> _______________________________________________

BTW: It can be written like 'syslogd_flags="-s -s"' to your /etc/rc.conf

Both are perfectly valid.



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