Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 13:47:58 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Limiting entries in messages and secure syslogs [ I was hoping someone else would respond to that, at least by pointing at the list archives, but it seems not... ] Scott, On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 02:25:54PM -0500, Scott Wagner wrote: > For each successful pop3 connection to my server, I see three entries in > /var/log/messages: > Feb 11 09:19:15 <host> popa3d: Authentication passed for <client> > Feb 11 09:19:15 <host> popa3d: <x> messages (<y> bytes) loaded > Feb 11 09:19:15 <host> popa3d: <x> (<y>) deleted, 0 (0) left > > and one entry in /var/log/secure: > Feb 09:19:15 <host> popa3d: connect from <nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn> > Is there a way to disable these messages, or (better yet) to direct them to > a different syslog file such as /var/log/popa3d? Yes. You do that by editing the setting for SYSLOG_FACILITY in params.h before you build popa3d. Then direct messages with the facility you've chosen to the desired file with a line in /etc/syslog.conf . -- Alexander Peslyak <solar@...nwall.com> GPG key ID: B35D3598 fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929 6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments
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