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Bug 236356 - realtime interface for rsyslog
Summary: realtime interface for rsyslog
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Peter Vrabec
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-04-13 12:53 UTC by Peter Vrabec
Modified: 2008-01-22 02:36 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-01-22 02:36:37 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
solution based on audit-dispatcher from audit package (deleted)
2007-04-13 13:04 UTC, Peter Vrabec
no flags Details | Diff
sample dispatcher. It can be started by syslogd via -D option. (deleted)
2007-04-13 13:09 UTC, Peter Vrabec
no flags Details

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 ***

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