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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Syslogd Help
 Date:  Thu, 02 Jun 2005 13:08:00 -0400
Alan wrote:
> I am having the same problem with logs getting mixed and scattered. Any
> input as to why it is doing this?
> 
> Alan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henning Wangerin
> [mailto:mailinglists dash after dash 041101 underscore reply dash not dash possible at hpc dot dk] 
> Sent: Sunday, May 22, 2005 2:22 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Syslogd Help
> 
> On Sat, 2005-05-21 at 23:36, Anders Hagman wrote:
> 
>>Hi
>>

>>
>>>But doesn't that entry you have below cause it to log in
> 
> /var/log/messages
> 
>>>as well as the log you have defined?
>>
>>Here is my working syslog.conf:
> 
> 
> I took my default FC1 config and added the following lines, but it
> didn't work.
> 
> As the first line i the file:
> 
> 
>># First you restrict the logging to the localhost by use of the "+@"
>>+@
> 
> 
> and as the last lines (of course with my adress of the m0n0wall):
> 
> 
>># Here is the firewall log
>>+soekris.halleforshunden.org
>>*.*                                             /var/log/firewall.log
>># END
> 
> 
> But now I end up with m0n0wall entries scattered around the
> fileserver-logs /var/log/messages etc, and /var/log/firewall.log
> containing eerything from the firewall and the fileserver
> 
> What could be wrong?
> 

maybe using something like syslog-ng can help you. I think you can't
sort logs from different machines with regular, stock, syslog.

Ugo