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Re: Why run syslogd insecurely?

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 09:06:19PM +0000, Christian Koch wrote:
> Hello all,
> Is there a reason why I (or anyone) would *not* want to run syslogd(8) with 
> the
> -s flag ("secure mode") ? I don't understand why this is an option.

To receive messages from the network. This is the purpose of the UDP socket
on port 514.
Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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