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Date:      Tue, 29 Nov 2011 02:08:19 +0200
From:      Kaya Saman <kayasaman@gmail.com>
To:        Jon Radel <jon@radel.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Alternative to syslogd that actually writes external logs to files?
Message-ID:  <4ED42273.7090509@gmail.com>
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On 11/29/2011 01:50 AM, Jon Radel wrote:
>
> 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

Yep! I don't actually run any rules on the firewall even though PF is 
enabled. it's just meant for fail2ban though.

However, disabled PF but still not working :-(



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