Subject: Re: Question about recent libwrap changes
To: Monroe Williams <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/04/1996 12:51:02
I was thinking about this just now, and I agree. I personally dump
all tcpd and ssh related log messages into LOCAL7, but I'd be happy
enough with LOG_AUTH.


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On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Monroe Williams wrote:

> Date: Wed, 4 Dec 1996 12:38:29 -0800
> From: Monroe Williams <>
> To: current-users@NetBSD.ORG
> Subject: Question about recent libwrap changes
> Shouldn't the libwrap messages from 'inetd -l' be logged with facility
> LOG_AUTHPRIV or LOG_AUTH instead of LOG_DAEMON?  This would make it much
> easier for all of the authorization-related messaged to be collected in
> one place by syslog.  
> It looks like this could be done by changing the initialization of
> allow_severity and deny_severity in inetd to include the preferred facility.
> sendmail might also benefit from a similar change.
> -- monroe