Logging not reporting anything to syslog
Sun, 13 Jan 2002 16:21:25 -0600 (CST)
On 13 Jan 2002, Jean-Pierre Schwickerath wrote:
> First, you should not answer to a message when you start a new topic, because
> Mail clients using threads don't show it a new thread.
I thought I started a new one. Oh well.
> The messages are getting logged with the kern level, so most of the time, the
> logging ends in /var/log/kern.log
> You should check this.
> And then you may check your /etc/syslog.conf there you will see where the
> kern.warn or kern.* ends.
> It might be your distribution is configured to log in /var/log/messages just
> what has not been logged in any other logfile.
I setup /etc/syslog.conf to send any kern messages to the console first
and then to /var/log/kernel.
Since I had the rules in the firewall for when I query as a DNS client I
tried "dig www.yahoo.com". No messages appeared at the console and none
appreared in the log.