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[LDM #UGB-524529]: No LDM server running?



Andrew,

> Sorry I didn't think to do it verbosely, here it is:
> 
> # Log all kernel messages to the console.
> # Logging much else clutters up the screen.
> #kern.*                                  /dev/console
> 
> # Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher.
> # Don't log private authentication messages!
> *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none       /var/log/messages
> 
> # The authpriv file has restricted access.
> authpriv.*                               /var/log/secure
> 
> # Log all the mail messages in one place.
> mail.*                                  -/var/log/maillog
> 
> 
> # Log cron stuff
> cron.*                                  /var/log/cron
> 
> # Everybody gets emergency messages
> *.emerg                                  *
> 
> # Save news errors of level crit and higher in a special file.
> uucp,news.crit                                 /var/log/spooler
> 
> # Save boot messages also to boot.log
> local7.*                                 /var/log/boot.log

I don't know what verbosity has to do with whether or not the
/etc/syslog.conf file exists.

Be that as it may, your file /etc/syslog.conf is misconfigured: it
needs the following entries:

*.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none;local0.none       /var/log/messages

local0.*                                                                        
             /home/ldm/logs/ldmd.log

The first entry is a modification of an existing entry.  The second
entry is new.

After adding the entries, verify that the program
/home/ldm/bin/hupsyslog is owned by root and set-uid.  Also,
verify that the syslog(8) daemon is running via the command

    ps -ef | grep syslog

Then, try starting your LDM.  You should get log messages.


Regards,
Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: UGB-524529
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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