[CentOS] Re: syslog remote computers

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Nov 20 00:16:56 UTC 2008


on 11-19-2008 4:02 PM Craig White spake the following:
> Trying to figure out if there's a way to get syslog.conf to direct
> remote logging from a wireless access point to log to a separate file
> instead of the main syslog and can't figure out how that could be done
> from man syslog.conf (or man 2/3 of syslog)
> 
> this clearly doesn't work
> 
> 192.168.1.251.*                               /var/log/WAP-2.log
> 
> which according to the man page, makes sense since this the IP address
> is not a facility.
> 
> Is there a way to do this that I am missing?
> 
> Craig
I'm not 100% sure that you can do this with the stock syslogd. You might need
something like rsyslog to handle that.

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