[CentOS] secure file not updating

Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 14 20:26:38 UTC 2008


On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 02:25:17 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:

> Further examination shows numerous log lines that were detected on Dec
> 12 by swatch using tail on the secure file but do not presently appear
> in the secure file.  However, they do appear in the messages file.
> 
> Mike.

Here are some tentative observations:

If I do a vi on the secure file and write it from vi, it stops recording.
If I do a "/var/init.d/syslog restart", the secure file starts recording.

I still have no idea how swatch continues to function after the syslog
stops recording.

Mike.



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