[Bug 1581584] [NEW] Provide log file for krb5kdc by default

Sam Hartman hartmans at debian.org
Fri May 13 22:23:33 UTC 2016

I think it logs to syslog.
Are you seeing logging configuration that is failing because of the
systemd configuration, or are you saying that if the systemd
configuration is updated *and* a logging stanza is added it would log to
this file?

I would e xpect the kdc to log to /var/log/auth.log out of the box,
which I find intuitive.


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  Provide log file for krb5kdc by default

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Bug description:
  It'd be nice if `kdc5krb` would log to a file in an intuitive location
  like `/var/log/kerberos/kdc.log`. Since the service runs as `root`
  it's only necessary to add `/var/log/kerberos` to
  `ReadWriteDirectories` in the `systemd` unit.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: krb5-kdc 1.13.2+dfsg-5 [modified: lib/systemd/system/krb5-kdc.service]
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.39-generic 4.4.8
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: openafs
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Fri May 13 17:43:48 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-04-20 (389 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.2)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: krb5
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-03-03 (70 days ago)

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