Re: Better Syslog server
From: Casper Dik (Casper.Dik@Sun.COM)
To: Ian G Batten <I.G.Batten@ftel.co.uk> Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 14:31:58 +0100 From: Casper Dik <Casper.Dik@Sun.COM>
>The code is a shambolic mess, but you might like to pick up
>http://www.batten.eu.org/~igb/syslogd.tar.gz at some point. On Linux is
>runs fine on its own, on Solaris you need /usr/sbin/syslogd -t running
>to pick up the stuff on the syslog door. I don't feed that back around
>into my code, I just take it out to a file, as the log of the logging
>machine isn't wildly interesting. You put the code in /var/syslogd/bin.
No information is logged on "syslog_door"; it's just a door_call
syslog clients perform to see whether the syslog daemon is alive.
i.e., all you need to do is to have a door server alive on that
particular door; it does not consume information; all information
is then logged through /dev/sysmsg.