[CentOS] An error message I don't recognize

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Thu Dec 10 19:40:15 UTC 2009

Bob McConnell wrote:
> I also have a problem with syslogd. I added '-r' to SYSLOGD_OPTIONS in 
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/syslog, but after a restart it still won't accept 
> network traffic, and that flag doesn't show up in the command line in 
> the 'ps ax' dump. What do I have to do to enable traffic into syslogd 
> from my firewall and other servers?

You need to edit /etc/sysconfig/syslog

That is a general pattern for CentOS5 - look for options to be set in a 
file in the /etc/sysconfig directory.

Benjamin Franz

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