Re: How do I make syslogd not reverse lookup the FQDN
From: Shanon Swafford (shagnon_at_swafgfordfamily.com)
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 05:24:01 GMT
"Jos van Kan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Shanon Swafford wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I have a SuSE 9.0 system that I am using as a syslog server.
> > I have syslogd starting with the -r option to listen for syslog messages
> > from clients.
> > These clients could be all over the world with real long FQDNs so I would
> > just like the messages to show the originating IP instead of the long
> > FQDN.
> > I've googled until I'm blue in the face but can't find any way to do this.
> > I've tried:
> > /sbin/syslog -r -l *.net,*.com
> > but it did not make a difference from a client that got a ...net FQDN
> > Can anybody help me?
> > Is there some reason this would not be smart?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Shanon
> The man page specifies that you should use a colon (:) separator, not a
> comma. Maybe that makes a difference?
> Jos van Kan, www.josvankan.tk
/sbin/syslog -r -s *.net:*.com
And permutations of .net .com net com but nother seemed to work. And -l as well. But nothing changed.