Syslogd - Different Files
laurence at istraresearch.com
Wed Sep 24 13:04:43 UTC 2008
Ok so you dont use `+host' etc as per the man pages.
Can you please send the relevant parts of syslog.conf on a remote server
on lanx.domain.com. Do you mean remote server syslog.config:
Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Laurence Mayer wrote:
>> Over the last couple of days I have been trying to get syslogd to log
>> messages received from remote hosts to different files.
>> I have read the man pages:
>> However it is very confusing what exactly to add to the syslog.conf
>> file. I have tried numerous variations but still no success.
>> Could someone please tell me or
>> send an example of their syslog.conf file showing how this is done.
> Granted that there is likely more than one way to do it, heres how I do
> it (in the servers syslogd.conf):
> local6.* /var/log/lanx.log
> local7.* /var/log/fortigate.log
> mail.debug /var/log/barracuda.log
> ...each log file represents a different remote host delivering the log
> data. So, on lanx.domain.com, I point the syslog service to the IP of
> the server, and tell it to use local6 as the facility.
> I then start syslogd on the server as such:
> /usr/sbin/syslogd -a 184.108.40.206/32:514 -a 220.127.116.11/32:514 \
> -a 18.104.22.168/32:514 -f /etc/syslogd.conf
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