Re: syslog.conf question

Jon Lewis (
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 13:36:42 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Johan Sassner wrote:

> In /etc/syslog.conf i have these 2 lines (and a couple more, but they are
> not interresting):
> *.*;mail.none /var/adm/errors
> mail.* /var/adm/mail
> And it works (halfway anyway)... No mail-messages is written to the
> "errors" file, they are written to the "mail" file. But now the strange
> things starts. All rlogin/telnet messages is written to the "mail" file
> also... Why does this happen?? Have i done something wrong??

Use the source. Get tcpd and recomile it to have it use one of the local
logging facilities instead of mail.

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