[CentOS] syslog remote computers

Larry Vaden vaden at texoma.net
Thu Nov 20 01:19:27 UTC 2008


On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 6:36 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-11-19 at 18:19 -0600, Larry Vaden wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
>> > 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?
>>
>> The AP's syslog parms must match the syslog.conf parms.
>>
>> e.g., for a MikroTik AP,
>>
>> [root at catch22 ~]# grep -i mikrotik /etc/syslog.conf
>> # MikroTik router messages
>> user.*                                                  /var/log/mikrotik.log
> ----
> I suspect I'm SOL...(Linksys WAP is Linux I think. They do have the
> source code available for D/L)
>
> local0.*                /var/log/local0.log
> local1.*                /var/log/local1.log
> local2.*                /var/log/local2.log
> local3.*                /var/log/local3.log
> local4.*                /var/log/local4.log
> local5.*                /var/log/local5.log
> local6.*                /var/log/local6.log
> user.*                  /var/log/user.log
>
> restarted syslog service and then rebooted WAP but all of those files
> are still empty  ;-(

<http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-networking-3/linksys-rv042-to-red-hat-syslog-337424/>
suggests that perhaps daemon.info would work, I dunno.  At any rate,
one of the articles found by Google should reveal the answer.


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