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Re: SyslogFacility


From: Jason Allen
Subject: Re: SyslogFacility
Date: 20 Nov 2003 16:44:59 -0600

Kurt,

I'm running Linux - RH 7.3 and sysklogd-1.4.1-8.

I have the following line in syslog.conf:
local4.*        /var/log/messages/cfengine.log

I don't think syslog.conf is the problem. If you look at the syslog
debug output below you can see the that the syslog facility for the
cfengine log record is daemon and the level is error. This indicates to
me that the problem is somewhere in cfengine, not syslog or syslog.conf.

syslog debug output:

Successful select, descriptor count = 1, Activity on: 3
Message from UNIX socket: #3
Message length: 161, File descriptor: 3.
logmsg: daemon.err<27>, flags 2, from xxx, msg Nov 20 13:55:19
        ^^^^^^^^^^
cfservd[29454]:  ID from connecting host: (SYNCH 1069358119 STAT
/var/cfengine/masterfiles/files/linux/special/syslog_conf)
Called fprintlog, logging to FILE /var/log/messages
Calling select, active file descriptors (max 3): 3


Thanks,
Jason Allen
Fermilab


On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 14:25, Kurt Lieber wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 01:58:54PM -0600 or thereabouts, Jason Allen wrote:
> > I'm trying to get the syslogfacility feature to work on Linux with
> > cfengine-2.1.0p1. I have SyslogFacility = ( LOG_LOCAL4 ) in my control
> > section but cfengine errors continue to go to daemon.
> 
> You don't mention what OS you're running this on...at least in linux, you
> also have to set up /etc/syslog.conf correctly.  I imagine solaris and the
> other *nixes have something similar.
> 
> --kurt
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