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Old 09-02-2004, 12:40 PM   #1
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Where I can find firewall logs?

Hi everyone,

I'm using Guarddog as a frontend for iptable and offcource you can set logging preferences there. But my problem is, that I have no idea where it writes the log.

Guarddogs manual just says that you can use syslog to view the firewall log. I asume that system logs in kde is the same thing (or is it?) but I cant find any entrys about firewall from there.

There is possibility to add log files to be shown there but where can I found the firewall logs?

I'm using Fedora core 2 and running KDE 3.2.3

Old 09-02-2004, 01:21 PM   #2
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Check if there's something in /var/log.
Old 02-06-2006, 01:54 PM   #3
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I have the same question. I look into /var/log/messages and I see entries with ip addresses and DROPPED IN and DHCPREQUEST. I'm trying to track down each entry to see how I can configure the firewall better, but I miss many entries from applications that I know that are blocked but generate popup warnings.
Are there any other files where Guarddog writes its logs?
Fedora 4 and Guarddog 2.4.0
Old 02-07-2006, 12:15 AM   #4
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From memory... (it's been a while since I last used Guarddog but the following was true last time I did).
Guarddog by default has logging turned on and dumps the logs into dmesg. Go into the program options and tweak the log settings. Unfortunately, there isn't an option to change the log path only to change what is logged and how often.


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