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 From:  "Fady Makar" <fady dot makar at mapds dot com dot au>
 To:  "Magne Andreassen" <magne dot andreassen at bluezone dot no>
 Cc:  "M0n0Wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] System Logging in cdrom-pb15r486.iso
 Date:  Fri, 5 Sep 2003 11:24:48 +1000
Hi there,

Thanks for your reply but I am still not sure what to do, do you mean edit
the config.xml from the floppy and add that line into or do I create a
folder on the remote server called syslogd...


Thanks

Fady

-----Original Message-----
From: Magne Andreassen [mailto:magne dot andreassen at bluezone dot no]
Sent: Friday, 5 September 2003 9:43 AM
To: Fady Makar
Cc: M0n0Wall
Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] System Logging in cdrom-pb15r486.iso


> I have noticed that under the system logging option in the new release of
> M0n0Wall that it displays the following:
>
> Note:
> syslog sends UDP datagrams to port 514 on the specified remote syslog
> server. Be sure to set syslogd on the remote server to accept syslog
> messages from m0n0wall.
>
>
> Basically I need to know apart from ticking all options in that
> screen under
> the logging and providing the IP address of the remote logging server what
> else do I need to do in order to get the logs to the remote server...
>
on remote syslogd server: setup syslogd and make it accept
datagrams from m0n0wall. see 'man syslogd'

i guess something like this would do the trick:
'syslogd -a <ipaddr of m0n0wall>/<masklen>'

don't use the -s or -ss parameters when starting syslogd as this will
prevent
it from opening any network sockets.


Magne