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RE: logging to the server's syslog

From: Eli Stair
Subject: RE: logging to the server's syslog
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 23:29:31 -0800

One thought I've been mulling over how to resolve is that of whether to {mail|silence|log} various output types from cf* processes.  For instance I don't want to get mail about cfservd deleting expired locks, want to continue getting mail on cfagent actions as I've got the default set, but wouldn't mind setting some filters.

I don't know if this is something that would be simple to add, but I don't want to try using cfe logic to approach this.  The most reliable though (short of having a "regex:action" ruleset) is to shoot all output to a file(s) and trigger a perl script to filter it, or pass off to syslog-ng.  Having an internal mechanism for that would be cool, and as such we could make use of classes in the process..

Thanks for asking Mark :)


-----Original Message-----
From: address@hidden on behalf of Mark Burgess
Sent: Tue 3/7/2006 11:00 PM
To: Veronica Siu-Suen Law
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: logging to the server's syslog

So, let's be certain - you want to log on the server-side and only if
the encrypt option is specified?

This seems like a sensible feature for everyone. Currently cfservd only
logs connections, if you ask for it, but I could quickly add such
functionality and make it available. Please tell me if you have any
other ideas in the same boat while I am doing this.


On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 14:18 -0800, Veronica Siu-Suen Law wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to log on the server's syslog when a host has 
> successfully copied a file from the server with the encrypt option 
> enable.  I need to have a centralized place to track what host has 
> gotten the file.
> Is there an option on the cfservd.conf file that I can enable to do 
> this?
> Veronica Siu-Suen Law
> System Analyst
> Moffett Field, CA 94035
> (650)604-1997
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