Section 3 : Running a Server

Q349: Howto setting up the syslog daemon?

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How to set up the syslog daemon?

    > Tell you what's wrong: you've forgotten to include a servertrace
    > in your question :-))

    how to do that?

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 09:30:45 +0200 (MST)
From: Matthias Apitz < >
Subject: Re: fax can not be sent

You may start by reading the man pages of config. The faxgetty(1M)
tries do initialize the modem and a ServerTrace would show which
AT-commands are sent to the modem an what the modem is responding.
The value of ServerTrace: should be set in the modem config file
(e.g. spool/etc/config.ttyf2) to a value like 0x0f.
The value of LogFacility: should be set to "local0".

The log-output is done via syslogd(1M) and you have also to configure
your syslog daemon to collect the messages in a file; see the man
page of syslog.conf(4F) how to do that on your system. For me on my
UNIX SVR4.2 the file /etc/syslog.conf contains:
local0.err      /var/log/syslog     /var/log/syslog
local0.warning  /var/log/syslog
local0.debug    /var/log/syslog
local0.notice   /var/log/syslog

The file "/var/log/syslog" must exist, world-writeable and after
changing /etc/syslog.conf you've to restart the syslog daemon (or
poke it with signal -HUP).
    Btw, by "faxsetup", two files "/bin/vgetty" and "/bin/egetty" can not
    be found. They are not in my computer, where can I find them?

You only need them for voice handling or other special cases;
read config for details.
Hope it helps you out.


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