Reverse DNS lookup & syslog (Debian 4.0)

Pavel Mateja pavel at netsafe.cz
Mon Feb 15 04:57:11 CST 2010


> Im running Debian 4.0 on a number of PowerEdge servers here and I am having
>  some issues with syslog. These machines run various applications. In this
>  case ill take cvs. When a remote machine connects to cvs I get : Feb 12
>  14:54:04 buzz runcvs[1533]: connect from 172.16.165.144 (172.16.165.144)

I guess "connect from 172.16.165.144 (172.16.165.144)" is generated by runcvs 
not syslog nor syslog-ng. You have to force runcvs to do the lookup.
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Pavel Mateja



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