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Old 08-23-2003, 03:10 AM   #1
markus1982
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kern.info displayed at console


Follwing is my /etc/syslog.conf:
Code:
#  /etc/syslog.conf     Configuration file for syslogd.
#
#                       For more information see syslog.conf(5)
#                       manpage.


# --------------------------------------------------------------------
# logging by priority
# --------------------------------------------------------------------
*.=crit                         /var/log/critical.log
*.=emerg                        /var/log/emergency.log
*.=err                          /var/log/error.log
*.=info;\
        cron.none;\
        kern.none;\
        mail.none;              /var/log/info.log
# --------------------------------------------------------------------



# --------------------------------------------------------------------
# logging by facility
# --------------------------------------------------------------------
auth,authpriv.*                 /var/log/auth.log
cron.*                          -/var/log/cron.log
daemon.*                        -/var/log/daemon.log
kern.=info                      -/var/log/kern.info
kern.*;kern.!=info;             -/var/log/kern.log
lpr.*                           -/var/log/lpr.log
mail.*                          -/var/log/mail.log
news.crit                       /var/log/news/news.crit
news.err                        /var/log/news/news.err
news.notice                     -/var/log/news/news.notice
user.*                          -/var/log/user.log
uucp.*                          -/var/log/uucp.log
# --------------------------------------------------------------------



# --------------------------------------------------------------------
# logging to the virtual consoles (= display)
# --------------------------------------------------------------------
daemon,mail.*;\
        news.=crit;news.=err;news.=notice;\
        *.=debug;*.=info;\
        *.=notice;*.=warn       /dev/tty8
# --------------------------------------------------------------------
The packets are dropped that way:

iptables -A LOG_DROP -m limit --limit 12/minute -j LOG --log-level info
iptables -A LOG_DROP -j DROP


Following the /etc/syslog.conf I can see no reference why packets that are dropped are being displayed at the console.


Any help is greatly appreciated :-)
 
  


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