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Old 12-24-2015, 10:04 AM   #16
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Thanks man!
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Old 12-24-2015, 12:29 PM   #18
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Part of the reson the syslog file is restricted is that it sometimes records sensitive data, like partial passwords... Not necessarily a good thing to have publicly readable.

Using a syslog configuration allows you to select what gets recorded in what file - and avoid the problem.
 
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As new to Linux I learn a many things every day
 
  


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