RE: Syslog

From: Butters, Kevin (
Date: 11/10/01

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From: "Butters, Kevin" <>
To: "'Darren Moffat'" <>,, "Butters, Kevin" <>
Subject: RE: Syslog
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 17:29:32 -0600 

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Are there standard applications that are assigned the local numbers?
If so what are some?

If the application can specify the local number is it configurable?
If so, in a simplistic way, how?

Kevin Butters
Security Engineer
Network Associates Inc.
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- -----Original Message-----
From: Darren Moffat []
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 3:25 PM
Subject: Re: Syslog

>Where is there some good information about the local Facility values
>used by Syslog?

What's the context of the question ?

There are 8 local facilities available for application use named
local0 through local7.

Applications may choose to use one of these facilities if they wish
than one of the other standard ones.

The documentation for each application should tell you which facility
it logs to.

What more do you need to know ?

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Darren J Moffat

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