Syslog server

Patrick Siglin poison at
Thu Mar 2 20:48:47 UTC 2006

Does it then accept any connections sent to it or do you still have to
specify something. If I did this could I then point my firewall to syslog to

-----Original Message-----
From: ubuntu-users-bounces at
[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Ewan Mac Mahon
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 1:34 PM
To: ubuntu-users at
Subject: Re: Syslog server

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 05:06:22PM +0000, David Mummery wrote:
> Dear all -
> How do I open up the syslog server on Breezy Badger to allow
> connections from other hosts, for example a 3rd party external
> firewall device that needs a syslog server? 
> I've had a look in /etc/syslog.conf , the man pages, googled it and am
> none the wiser...
It's in the init script, /etc/init.d/sysklogd. This is from one that's
set up for remote logging:

# Options for start/restart the daemons For remote UDP logging use
# SYSLOGD="-r"
SYSLOGD="-r -u syslog"


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