minor syslog issue

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri May 1 06:25:13 UTC 2015

On 01/05/2015 00:45, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> syslogd on kabini1 should be accepting traffic from all ports:
>> [root at kabini1, /etc, 6:40:19pm] 366 % ps -ax | grep syslog
>>   783 ??  Is       0:39.07 /usr/sbin/amd -p -a /.amd_mnt -l syslog /host /etc/amd.map /net /etc/amd.map
>> 73506 ??  Is       0:00.10 /usr/sbin/syslogd -a* -C -T
>>  8622  4  S+       0:00.00 grep syslog
>> 73648  7  S+       0:00.93 tcpdump port
>> i.e. looks like the traffic is there, but syslogd isn't recording it (?) .... Any clues appreciated.

> *Aaaaaaaaaaaaack* !!!! Looks like ipfw was catching it, I had changed my
> rules to allow *some* udp traffic a few days ago, but didn't open it up
> enough. Just changed that & we'll see either later today or tomorrow at
> the next 'syslogd restart' .... Sorry for the noise :-/ ....

Looks like you've pretty much sorted the problem.

A bit late now, but you would have been able to generate syslog traffic
at will on your RPi using logger(1).  Although I guess you'll still want
to observe things over a syslog restart to make sure everything works
even if the source port changes.




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