sysklogd priv seperation

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 23 14:28:05 PST 2005


On January 23, 2005 05:04 pm, Heiko Zuerker wrote:
> Robert Connolly wrote:
> >On January 23, 2005 04:08 pm, Heiko Zuerker wrote:
> >..
> >
> >>I didn't see this before, but  you're thinking about chrooting syslog ?
> >
> >No, just klogd.
>
> I don't know the reasons why you want to do this or want to go away from
> syslog-ng, so excuse my ignorance.
>
> You could also run syslog-ng under a different user, or even in a chroot .
> Here is something about it:
> http://www.campin.net/syslog-ng/chroot-jail.html but he doesn't mention
> anything about the kernel messages.

To be honest I didn't know syslog-ng would run as another user, its not in the 
man page. Maybe I'll switch back to syslog-ng..

robert



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