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Old 08-19-2010, 02:32 PM   #1
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Cool what happened with syslog.conf?

HI everyone... I'm reading about how to set log options and I can't find

I'm using fedora12 , ubutnu 10.04 and suse 11.2.

And Can't find syslog.conf anywhere.. :-)

Thanks in advance
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You might want to try looking for syslog-ng.conf.
If anything the following command should help out;

find /etc -type f -name "syslog*.conf" 2>/dev/null

If that doesn't work, find out what syslog daemon you're using
(there's "syslog", "syslog-ng")

ps -ef | grep syslog

Maybe check the manual page;

man syslog

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Old 08-19-2010, 03:03 PM   #3
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I am unaware of Fedora12. But I would do a search like this to locate the file.

find /etc -iname "*syslog*"


find /etc -iname "*.conf " -exec grep syslog {} \;
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I think that I found the answer :-)

The new syslog.conf now is /etc/rsyslog.conf :-)


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