[rsyslog] Hi - Rsyslog run in debug mode only

Rainer Gerhards rgerhards at hq.adiscon.com
Wed Jan 23 08:44:52 CET 2013



> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsyslog-bounces at lists.adiscon.com [mailto:rsyslog-
> bounces at lists.adiscon.com] On Behalf Of Rahul Bhat
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:41 AM
> To: rsyslog at lists.adiscon.com
> Subject: Re: [rsyslog] Hi - Rsyslog run in debug mode only
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Rado/Rainer,I tried running the rsyslog -n but nothing happened , I didn't
> have any output . So we have the same issue , spoofing and forwarding runs
> only with debug mode -dn and rest nothing works.Any ideas are welcome

Actually, I am a bit puzzled. Can you try running an strace of an instance in non-debug mode? Maybe this provides some insight...

Rainer
> 
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:55:27 +0200
> > From: radu0gheorghe at gmail.com
> > To: rsyslog at lists.adiscon.com
> > Subject: Re: [rsyslog] Hi - Rsyslog run in debug mode only
> >
> > Hi Rahul,
> >
> >
> > 2013/1/15 Rahul Bhat <bhat.rahul at hotmail.com>
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >  hi radu, thanks for checking !! I am using -dn option for debug
> > > mode. I didn't  use -n only mode, I can try. But how can I check the
> > > difference b/w the two modes ( treat me new to rsyslog )
> >
> >
> > I wasn't thinking about anything fancy, just that if you start it with
> > -dn, it's not only debug mode, it's also foreground. So to narrow
> > things down, you can try just with -n and see what happens.
> >
> >
> > >  I modified rulesets/modules/tempates and nothing happens :(   > Date:
> > > Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:09:10 +0200
> > > > From: radu0gheorghe at gmail.com
> > > > To: rsyslog at lists.adiscon.com
> > > > Subject: Re: [rsyslog] Hi - Rsyslog run in debug mode only
> > > >
> > > > Hi Rahul,
> > > >
> > > > I've never used UDP spoofing, so my best bet is to check out the
> > > > differences between debug and non-debug:
> > > > - when you start it with debug, do you use -n? If yes, what
> > > > happens if
> > > you
> > > > only do rsyslog -n?
> > > > - do you drop privileges in your config?
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Radu
> > > >
> > > > 2013/1/15 Rahul Bhat <bhat.rahul at hotmail.com>
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Dear Friends ,
> > > > > Hope you doing great !!I came across this mailing list while
> > > > > trying to configure the rsyslog v 7.2.4 with spoofing using -
> > > > > http://www.rsyslog.com/doc/omudpspoof.html. Thanks for making
> > > > > the information available. Unfortunately, I have a problem with
> > > > > the rsyslog config and have been trying to sort it out for
> > > > > sometime now. I have
> > > Linux
> > > > > rsyslog server which needs to send the logs to the central
> > > > > syslog
> > > server
> > > > > keeping the originator Ip unchanged hence I am using spooofing.
> > > > > Current conf parameter regarding spoofing: $ModLoad omudpspoof
> > > > > $template spoofaddr,"%fromhost-ip%"
> > > > > $template spooftemplate,"%rawmsg%"
> > > > > $ActionOMUDPSpoofSourceNameTemplate spoofaddr
> > > > > $ActionOMUDPSpoofTargetHost 10.xxx.xxx.xx
> > > > > $ActionOMUDPSpoofTargetPort 514
> $ActionOMUDPSpoofSourcePortStart
> > > > > 514 $ActionOMUDPSpoofSourcePortEnd 514
> > > > > *.* :omudpspoof:;spooftemplate
> > > > >  My rsyslog config works well when i am running the debug mode
> > > > > but as
> > > soon
> > > > > as i go back to non-debug mode, i don't see the logs being
> > > > > forwarded
> > > to the
> > > > > syslog server.All works well in debug but i don't understand how
> > > > > and
> > > which
> > > > > entries should i change for corrective action. If you have some
> > > > > time , would appreciate any ideas .
> > > > > Thanks Rahul
> > > > >
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