Bug 98604 - no logwatch filter for vsftpd
Summary: no logwatch filter for vsftpd
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: logwatch   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Elliot Lee
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2003-07-04 19:04 UTC by Matthew Saltzman
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-10 16:28:46 UTC
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Description Matthew Saltzman 2003-07-04 19:04:25 UTC
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Description of problem:
Now that the preferred FTP server is vsftpd, logwatch should have a filter for
parsing vsftpd messages in /var/log/messages and /var/log/vsfptd.log. 
Currently, only the most limited information about ftp activities is reported.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install and run logwatch and vsftpd.
2. Read logwatch reports.

Actual Results:  Some vsftp activity is reported as "Unknown entries" in the
pam_unix section and as ftp connections in the Connections (secure-log) section.

Expected Results:  vsftp activity reported in an intelligent manner in its own
section, as it is with wu_ftpd and proftpd.

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Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-07-10 16:28:46 UTC
This is better directed to the upstream maintainer (and is probably not horribly hard
for him to add).

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