[CentOS] ntop from rpmforge
shuff at vecna.org
Thu Dec 10 20:00:54 UTC 2009
On Dec 10, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Ausmus, Matt wrote:
> Anywho, I wanted to post this response to a thread that was created
> back in November 2008 about the ntop daemon failing to start. I’m
> currently setting up ntop as a NetFlow & SFlow collector and came
> across the issue. A quick refresher, the init script for ntop has
> an issue where it can’t parse the ntop.conf file correctly if
> switches are entered before the “@/etc/ntop.conf”. The suggested
> work around was to move the “-d –L” switches from in front of the “@/
> etc/ntop.conf” and put them behind it. This is definitely the fix.
> There is a caveat to that and I haven’t found anyone that has
> mentioned it so I thought I would. According to the documentation,
> if you add the switches after the “@/etc/ntop.conf” those will
> override the configurations in the ntop.conf file. While this isn’t
> an issue with the “-d” option, if you decide to use a custom syslog
> level and add it to the conf file, the “-L” switch after the conf
> file will override your custom log facility. In my init file I left
> the “-d” but removed the “-L” expecting me to put my own syslog
> entry in the conf file.
thanks for the report! the appropriate place to report such issues is
the RPMforge users' list, <users at lists.rpmforge.net>.
i've committed a fix; once the package is rebuilt, it should appear in
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v
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