Disable syslogd 514..
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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:
>> 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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