Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 790684
rsyslog should be using portreserve
Last modified: 2016-09-20 00:50:31 EDT
To avoid port conflicts with services such as CUPS or IMAP
should be using portreserve for reserving respective ports
within range 600 - 1023.
rsyslog (with RFC3195 Input Module 601/tcp # Reliable Syslog Service)
Typical changes required:
Given a SysV service package that uses a particular port, (say, krb5_prop/tcp -
1) Create a file named after the service, for example 'krb5_prop', which
2) In the spec, install this file in /etc/portreserve, i.e.,
3) In the spec, add 'Requires: portreserve' to the package that provides the
4) In the init script, in the start() stanza, add:
[ -x /sbin/portrelease ] && /sbin/portrelease krb5_prop &>/dev/null || :
before starting the daemon.
Some background can be found in bug 103401.
The im3195 module is not included in the current package, so this is probably not needed.