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Syslog level of logging

Hello i have syslog daemon, running on server with busy box, it runs with -l 6(LOG_INFO), and if write some info to this log with LOG_NOTICE(witch is equals to 5) should this information be recorded ...
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How to log kernel panic message into /var/log/kernel.panic using rsyslog

We are using rsyslog in the beaglebone black based custom board. In rsyslog.conf following line is added to log the kernel messages. # Uncomment this to see kernel messages on the console. kern.* ...
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Syslogd: hardware error

The machine has been sending these messages to the terminal, paired with beeps from the speaker on the motherboard. These messages appear every 5 minutes, sometimes naming CPU2, sometimes CPU3. ...
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What does the - mean in this syslog configuration

news.crit /var/log/news/news.crit news.err /var/log/news/news.err news.notice -/var/log/news/news.notice So the docs indicate: The ...
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Logging rssh/chroot SFTP users

I'm trying to log activity (uploads, downloads, renames, deletes) for SFTP users. If I SFTP with a normal user, it logs to /var/log/secure. If I SFTP with a rssh user, it logs that they connected, but ...
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Syslog cannot start

I run rsyslog on Ubuntu server. after rsyslog starts, it restarts in a loop. here is a piece of /var/log/syslog: Aug 13 16:05:50 ip-10-92-237-215 rsyslogd: rsyslogd's groupid changed to 103 Aug 13 ...
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Disabling syslogd in FreeBSD

I'm running FreeBSD in a very small VM with about 1.5G of space. I'd like to disable syslogd to save disk space, but there is no entry for it in /etc/rc.conf. service -e shows that syslogd is indeed ...
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How to capture the remote [ rsh/rcp ] login events and information using syslog.conf

I am exploring ways to capture the remote login events in my Linux server [ Oracle Linux 5x ]. Many users are connecting to the server using rcp and rsh protocols , I wish to capture the events [ such ...
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how to get logs in DD/MM/YYYY format and ipaddress format using rsyslog in ubuntu

Feb 4 10:32:57 master sshd[2070]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Feb 4 10:32:59 master sshd[2070]: Received disconnect from 192.168.0.107: 11: disconnected by user ...
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Redirecting output from syslog to own log

I'm following this tutorial: Using Fail2ban To Block Wrong ISPConfig Logins, but rsyslog won't redirect the output from a file to another: /etc/rsyslog.d/12-ispconfig.conf: if $programname == ...
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Tag incoming syslog messages with source?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.7 server, with syslogd accepting remote syslogs on the standard UDP port. I just spent some time trying to debug a problem where I was getting messages in my log every 10 ...
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Configure a UNIX server to send its logs to a remote syslog server?

Is it possible? If so, how is it done exactly? The syslog.conf file doesn't help too much.
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External drive causes spotlight and indexing errors

I'm having issues with an external drive. My computer is a new Macbook Air running Lion. I had an external drive hooked up today, including a TM backup, to get some files. I'm seeing the following ...
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How to disable/ set logging level /preferences PER Mac OS X application?

I find my Mac's syslogd "Cosole" logs become unusable when some badly written app (PathFinder.app in this case) incessantly spews into syslogd all day long.. I read somewhere that you could disable ...
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syslog facilities

I have an application (in java) running in a Windows PC and I want to send logging messages to a syslog server running in a Linux box somewhere in the network. The problem I have is, that it is not ...
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“Supervising” syslog-ng in htop

I was working at my server, when in htop I just noticed something unusual. The syslog-ng process was listed as follows supervising syslog-ng /sbin/syslog-ng I don't know what it means. I tried ...
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Capture and log to disk syslog remotely

I have a Windows XP machine. On this machine, I would like to view data sent by my Tomato router, which is running syslogd, which I can configure to send out syslog data instead of logging internally. ...
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Mac ASL: Unable to see my application's log messages

I have just added ASL logging support to my application (a compiled binary) but I cannot see any log entries using Console.app. I am logging with facility 'com.mydomain.myapp' (that's not the actual ...
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syslog shell expansion

Is there an easy way to prevent the logging of commands run into syslog as post-shell expansion ? I.e log a command of "ls *.log" as just that, rather than "ls a.log b.log c.log d.log" It makes ...
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Running a remote syslog server

I have a Mac dev machine configured to forward certain syslog entries to a remote syslog host. It's configured to forward them to my Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu server currently has rsyslog installed ...
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How can I run a command when a certain message is dumped to /var/log/messages?

I'm suffering under some bug that makes pulseaudio dump millions of messages in my syslog: Oct 17 15:58:38 host pulseaudio[3757]: alsa-sink.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment ...
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Message from Syslogd

During a ssh session running a long rsync-job the system crashed and I received the following output in my shell: Message from syslogd@x123 at Aug 21 13:42:05 ... kernel:[1050642.629179] ...
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Putting a remote syslog into its own file

I have a Tomato router and it has the capability to have its logs go to a external server. syslog is the obvious choice for this. So I enabled remote logging on my linux server's syslogd (syslogd -r) ...
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access windows log files from linux

I'm trying to remotely access windows log files from linux. So far I've found two different approaches. Install syslog server on windows machine and let windows send log files to linux, read those ...
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Using syslog to monitor stopped services on Win2k

I am using a central syslog server to capture event logs from Windows machines. I am specifically interested in monitoring Windows services. This works well under XP machines - each time a service ...
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auth.log is empty (Ubuntu)

The /var/log/auth.log file in my Ubuntu 9.04 is empty. syslogd is running and /etc/syslog.conf content is as follows. Any help? Thanks. # /etc/syslog.conf Configuration file for syslogd. # # ...
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How do you enable syslogd to accept incoming connections on Snow Leopard from remote loggers?

How do I get syslogd to accept incoming connections from remote hosts on Snow Leopard? I'd like to centralize logging such that various devices and systems send logs to Snow Leopard's syslogd, ...
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OS X Sending syslog to a remote box

For some reason I have a hard time wrapping my head around how OS X handles things like init, cron, and "normal" daemon maint. Too many years spent doing *nix work. How do I configure syslogd on a ...
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Understading the output of syslogd -d

Ubuntu What is the meanding of 80, F and X in the following output of syslogd -d? 0: X X X X FF X X X X X FF X X X X X X X X X X X X X X FILE: /var/log/auth.log (unused) 1: ...