thanks i appreciate your help :).

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:40 AM, Michael Rash <m...@cipherdyne.org> wrote:

> On Oct 28, 2013, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
>
> > there is no /var/log/psad/fwdata
> >
> > it seems that psad detecting logs from messages log file
> > /etc/psad/psad.conf
> > IPT_SYSLOG_FILE             /var/log/messages
> >
> >
> > however, book says Psad reading from /var/log/psad/fwdata
> > Psad working fine, however it is contradicting what is written in book
> > "linux firewalls"
>
> A change was made in psad to be more efficient about how it deals with
> syslog messages, and this was done after the book was released.
>
> In recent versions of psad, syslog messages are parsed directly from
> whatever file your syslog daemon writes iptables logs to.  On Ubuntu
> systems this is usually /var/log/syslog, but other locations are
> possible too like /var/log/messages.
>
> If you want psad to also build the /var/log/psad/fwdata file in addition
> to reading syslog data from /var/log/syslog, then just set:
>
> IPT_WRITE_FWDATA        Y;
>
> --Mike
>
>
> > any help will be highly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Myk
>
>
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