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Date:      Wed, 4 Jun 1997 22:10:57 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "Jay D. Nelson" <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: logging all logins
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On Wed, 4 Jun 1997 wrote: 

->If I want to log all logins (at the console, telnet and ftp, including

You could add:

	auth.*		/dev/console

to /etc/syslog.conf

->failures) to my FBSD system, what's the best way to do this?  How
->difficult would it be to create an automated script to rename and compress

That's what /etc/newsyslog.conf does for you.

->the logfile everyday?  Is it possible to log authorized logins to 1 file
->and failures to another file?

For that I don't know unless failures log at a different level than

-- Jay

->Has anybody done something like this, if so, can you please email me your
->Thanks in advance.
->Burton Sampley

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