Sun Jun 3 16:38:00 GMT 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerrit P. Haase [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ]
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 9:17 AM
> To: Charles S. Wilson
> Subject: Re: syslogd?
> Charles S. Wilson schrieb am 2001-06-03, 15:03:
> > "Gerrit P. Haase" wrote:
> > >
> > > Hartmann, Josef schrieb am 2001-06-03, 15:44:
> > >
> > > > I tried to run syslogd (latest cygwin on Winnt4.0SP6a)
> however I don't get
> > > > any log messages to /var/log/messages? Could you please
> give me some hints/
> > > > links how to setup that up (mainly for use for openssh).
> > >
> > > syslogd is useless, every message goes to winnt's eventlog.
> > Well, pardon me, Gerrit, but what the *!@#$^ do you think
> IS the system
> > log on an NT system? 'sys' + 'log' + 'd' == system log daemon. ==
> > WinNT event log. on a WinNT system.
> Aha, so is /usr/sbin/syslogd running all the time and i never
> knew about?
No! The Windows NT Event log is a _different_ piece of software from
syslogd, that is the EQUIVALENT to syslogd.
It's got nothing to do with cygwin, other than the fact that cygwin logs
syslog message to it.
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