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Re: syslog.conf format (Re: SoC: Improve syslogd)
In article <4845E72D.7050301%mschuette.name@localhost>,
Martin Schütte <lists%mschuette.name@localhost> wrote:
>Martin Schütte schrieb:
>>> You could always use
>>> *.* @@(mode=tls,whatever-else)server.example.net
>Now that I have my certificate validation working I am coming back to
>the config format and see some problems.
>- the latest proposed text
>requires a per-destination configuration of a certificate subject or
>fingerprint. To keep everything readable I suggest moving the hostname
>to the left and the options field to the end of the line.
>For example I do not like this:
>but would prefer this format:
Yes, I think prepending the host is easier on the eyes.
>- And especially regarding rsyslog-compatibility: How do you configure
>an IPv6 address with a portnumber? A simple ":" is not enough, because
>it is not clear if the following is the port number or the last part of
>the IPv6. So it might be necessary to introduce a new IP-delimiter like
>in @@[10.1.2.3]:514 and @@[2001:db8::1428:57ab]:514
Yes, there is prior art for this.
>For NetBSD this currently is not an issue, because it does not allow
>different port numbers (it always uses the service port as set in
>Question to our readers: Would you like the NetBSD syslogd to support
Sure, I don't see why it should be limited.
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