Bug 476543 - rsyslog report remote messages as it comes from localhost
rsyslog report remote messages as it comes from localhost
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rsyslog (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Heinrich
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-15 10:01 EST by Marek Greško
Modified: 2016-09-20 00:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-22 12:07:03 EST
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Description Marek Greško 2008-12-15 10:01:36 EST
Description of problem:
When a remote host is configured to syslog to the central host, remote hosts are repoerted as localhost.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run rsyslogd with remote logging enabled.
2. Configure another rsyslog to log remotely to central log server.
3. Watch logs. localhost is the source of messages.
Actual results:
localhost is the reported source of messages.

Expected results:
real hostname is reported as a source of syslog messages.

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Comment 1 Marek Greško 2008-12-17 10:44:46 EST
Sorry, it was a configuration problem on client. I had wrong line in /etc/hosts.

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