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Date:      Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:50:43 -0500
From:      Jon Radel <jon@radel.com>
To:        Kaya Saman <kayasaman@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Alternative to syslogd that actually writes external logs to files?
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On 11/28/11 6:42 PM, Kaya Saman wrote:

>
> However, when using tcpdump it shows that rsyslog is infact receiving
> information but still unfortunately not logging to file???
>
>
> # tcpdump -tlnvv -i em0 port 514
> tcpdump: listening on em0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 96
> bytes
> IP (tos 0x0, ttl 255, id 1875, offset 0, flags [none], proto UDP (17),
> length 142)
> 192.168.1.1.59189 > 192.168.1.120.514: SYSLOG, length: 114
> Facility local7 (23), Severity notice (5)
> Msg: 11578: 011565: Nov 28 23:34:19.475: %SYS-5-CONFIG[|syslog]
>
>
>
> File permissions are correct as I got rsyslog to create the file from
> scratch.......
>
> What am I missing here?

Have you tried with all firewalling on the machine turned off?

[My apologies if this has been covered earlier in the thread and I 
missed it.]

--Jon Radel
jon@radel.com



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