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Bug 236356

Summary: realtime interface for rsyslog
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Peter Vrabec <pvrabec>
Component: distributionAssignee: Peter Vrabec <pvrabec>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 5.0CC: notting, sgrubb
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solution based on audit-dispatcher from audit package
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sample dispatcher. It can be started by syslogd via -D option. none

Description Peter Vrabec 2007-04-13 12:53:17 UTC
Description of problem:
Create realtime interface for syslogd. Syslogd will be able to start another 
program and send log messages to stdin of this new process.

Comment 1 Peter Vrabec 2007-04-13 13:04:00 UTC
Created attachment 152537 [details]
solution based on audit-dispatcher from audit package

- syslogd can be run with "-D" option
- "-D" is followed by program, which is started as dispatcher
- dispatcher reads certain messages from stdin
- to specify, which messages are sent to dispatcher, man use "!dispatcher"
directive in /etc/syslog.conf

Comment 2 Peter Vrabec 2007-04-13 13:09:25 UTC
Created attachment 152539 [details]
sample dispatcher. It can be started by syslogd via -D option.

Comment 3 Peter Vrabec 2007-04-13 13:12:59 UTC
I'm looking forward any comments and ideas.

Comment 5 Peter Vrabec 2007-04-16 19:48:35 UTC
sysklogd-1.4.2-5.fc7 was built with this feature.

Comment 12 Daniel Riek 2007-10-04 15:32:08 UTC
This is going to be addressed via rsyslog. Please see bug 250581 for details.

Comment 13 Suzanne Yeghiayan 2008-01-22 02:36:37 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 178855 ***