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Old 02-17-2006, 02:27 PM   #1
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Question syslog-ng

I am running SuSE 10.0 and trying to configure syslog-ng.conf to log cron activities to a separate file. Here is what I did in the syslog-ng.conf:

#destination cron { file("/var/log/cron"); };
log { source(src); filter(f_cron); destination(cron); };

But syslog-ng cannot be restarted with the following information:

unresolved reference: cron
Error initializing configuration, exiting.

Any idea how to correct this?

Old 02-17-2006, 05:24 PM   #2
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May help;
destination cron { file("/var/log/cron.log"); };
log { source(src); filter(f_cron); destination(cron); };

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Old 02-18-2006, 09:34 AM   #3
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Thanks. But still doesn't work. The problem I reported was not with the log file name, but rather the cron source. The syslog-ng doesn't know what cron is?
Old 02-20-2006, 08:16 PM   #4
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If you copied exactly what you have in syslog-ng.conf, then you commented out your own definiton of the destination cron. Remove that # sign.
Old 02-21-2006, 12:21 PM   #5
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How silly I was. Thanks.


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