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Date:      Wed, 2 Mar 2011 09:34:39 +0100
From:      n j <>
Subject:   Re: IPFilter and IPMon logging to syslog
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On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Dean E. Weimer <> wrote:
> I have been doing some work with cleaning up my log files to make them
> easier to read, and for the life of me can't figure out how to get my
> IPFilter logs to stop going into the /var/log/messages log. =A0I have a s=
> entry for local0.* /var/log/ipfilter.log which works great, and captures =
> the logs I want. =A0I have tried adding local0.none on the /var/log/messa=
> line, but it seems to have no effect. =A0Can anyone tell me what I am doi=
> wrong here, the below lines are from my syslog.conf configuration file.
> *.notice;authpriv.none;kern.debug;;mail.crit;news.err;local0.none
> =A0 =A0 /var/log/messages
> local0.* =A0 =A0 =A0 /var/log/ipfilter.log

I usually do it this way:

!-local0 # disable logging of local0
[log whatever] /var/log/messages

!local0 # enable logging of local0
local0.* /var/log/ipfilter.log


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