[Solved] syslog not accepting remote messages?

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[Solved] syslog not accepting remote messages?


I created central syslog server, but it's not accepting the messages from remote. Not sure why I can't start the service with -r options? Please help.

[root@nylog01 init.d]# service syslog restart
Shutting down kernel logger:                               [  OK  ]
Shutting down system logger:                               [  OK  ]
Starting system logger:                                    [  OK  ]
Starting kernel logger:                                    [  OK  ]

ps aufx |grep syslog
root      4428  0.0  0.0  61216   744 pts/2    S+   16:05   0:00          \_ grep syslog
avahi     2896  0.0  0.0  27404  1412 ?        Ss   11:20   0:00 avahi-daemon: running [nylog01.local]root      4422  0.0  0.0  14364   856 ?        Ss   16:05   0:00 syslogd -m 0

cat /etc/init.d/syslog

# syslog        Starts syslogd/klogd.
# chkconfig: 2345 12 88
# description: Syslog is the facility by which many daemons use to log \
# messages to various system log files.  It is a good idea to always \
# run syslog.
# Provides: $syslog
# Source function library.
. /etc/init.d/functions
start() {
        [ -x /sbin/syslogd ] || exit 5
        [ -x /sbin/klogd ] || exit 5
        # Source config
        if [ -f /etc/sysconfig/syslog ] ; then
                . /etc/sysconfig/syslog
                SYSLOGD_OPTIONS="-m 0 -r "

On the syslog file I do have as -r but when I start it, it ignores the -r and keeps going to m options?

---------- Post updated at 05:39 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:17 PM ----------

I found the answer. We need to update /etc/sysconfig/syslog

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Thanks for the update

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