Logging not reporting anything to syslog
Sun, 13 Jan 2002 21:10:16 -0800
On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 04:21:25PM -0600, Stephen Torri wrote:
> On 13 Jan 2002, Jean-Pierre Schwickerath wrote:
> > 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.
I have my /etc/syslog.conf kern messages going to console and they show
up in /var/log/messages where the info.* ones go. Iptables logs with an
info level I believe (my kern.* is remmed out too).
Is syslogd started (ps -efa | grep syslogd) ?