nevermind, I realize that's not the source origination port, but it's
destination port. There I go replying again....

I'll quit while I'm behind...

Chuck

On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, Dean Strik wrote:

> Chuck Rock wrote:
> > On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Michael K. Smith wrote:
> > > This might be your issue, because you haven't specified the service after
> > > you subnet.  Try the following:
> > >
> > > /usr/sbin/syslogd -a 207.206.185.1/27:* -a 209.83.132.1/27:*
> >
> > Accordifn to the man page, that just specifies what port to listen on. By
> > default it's 514 syslog port.
>
> No, that's not what it says. I quote:
>
> ipaddr/masklen[:service]
>     [...]
>     If specified, _service_ is the name or number of an UDP service (see
>     services(5)) the source packet must belong to.
>
> In other words, it's the port the remote syslog is sending from, not the
> port the local syslogd is listening on.
>
> --
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