Bug 56894 - K12LTSP: enable remote logging by default
K12LTSP: enable remote logging by default
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: sysklogd (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-11-29 14:25 EST by Jeff Johnson
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-29 15:07:51 EST
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Description Jeff Johnson 2001-11-29 14:25:53 EST
Can you express an opinion on the following patch? Right
off the top of my head I can't see a security problem, as
the connection will always be one way, and remote
host (I presume) could be made configurable, i.e.
if remote host is configured, then syslogd starts up with
-r, otherwise not.

--- sysklogd-7.2/sysklogd-1.4.1rh/redhat/syslog	Fri Jan 19 12:10:55 2001
+++ sysklogd/sysklogd-1.4.1rh/redhat/syslog	Thu Nov 29 14:18:05 2001
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 # -r enables logging from remote machines
 # -x disables DNS lookups on messages recieved with -r
 # See syslogd(8) for more details
-SYSLOGD_OPTIONS="-m 0"
+SYSLOGD_OPTIONS="-m 0 -r"
 # Options to klogd
 # -2 prints all kernel oops messages twice; once for klogd to decode, and
 #    once for processing with 'ksymoops'
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-11-29 14:33:45 EST
-r is the switch to enable *recieving* remote logs, not sending of them. So this
makes it listen by default.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-11-29 14:47:59 EST
Um, yup, my bad.

Any chance this can be made configurable in order to support
thin clients more effectively? I mean something like adding
a remote logging configuration switch, -r enable if
configuration thingy is turned on?

And please remember that I'm just a messenger here, I
don't mean to be tedious.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-11-29 15:07:44 EST
The remote logging configuration is all done in the config file; that's where
the server is specified, etc.

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