syslogd?

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Sun Jun 3 16:38:00 GMT 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerrit P. Haase [ mailto:gerrit.haase@t-online.de ]
> 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.

Rob

> 
> -gph
> 


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