RE: Probably silly Q

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] 
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Robin Laing
> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 11:42 AM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Probably silly Q
> 
> Roger Heflin wrote:
> >>>Ok, I've inserted that line in services thats needed for
> >>
> >>that to work,
> >>
> >>>syslog          514/udp
> >>>
> >>>And added the -r option to OPTIONS in the syslog file in 
> >>>/etc/sysconfig, SIGHUPed syslogd, and turned the routers
> >>
> >>forwarding of
> >>
> >>>the access log to the main 192.168.x.x address of that
> >>
> >>machine.  But
> >>
> >>>nothing is appearing in either all.log or any other log
> >>
> >>with a recent timestamp.
> >>
> >>>Did I miss something?  Or is the linksys BEFSR41 routers 
> logging to 
> >>>some other unk (udp/tcp) port besides 514?
> >>
> >>----
> >>Let's keep this on list OK?
> >>
> >>Firewall on Linux system blocking port 514 protocol UDP?
> >>
> >>Logging will go into /var/log/messages unless you redirect it via 
> >>syslog.conf # man syslog.conf
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > Linksys sends snmptraps to the snmptrap port (161) (man snmptrapd) 
> > this is a standard service that will listen to this port and do 
> > whatever is configured with the data (save it to syslog, or to 
> > elsewhere, and/or even execute scripts to process the 
> incomming data), 
> > it can be  checkconfig'ed on and will put the messages into 
> whatever 
> > is configured by snmptrapd.
> > 
> > I have been using it for years on both Windows and Linux.  
> snmptraps 
> > are os independent, where as syslog in typically unix only.
> > 
> > You can also set the ip address to send it to, to be .255 
> and it will 
> > nicely broadcast on your local subnet.
> > 
> >                              Roger
> > 
> 
> I didn't know that it was snmp that was used.  When I looked 
> into it I was continuously told that I needed special 
> software.  I didn't know about ethereal or tcdump at that time.
> 
> Then any management software that reads snmptraps should get 
> the data. 
>   Then the answer to the OP would be any snmp monitoring 
> program, correct?  What software do you use?
> 
> I don't know much about snmp past the basics.
>

snmptrapd see "man snmptrapd", if it is not installed add it,
it comes default on a full fc4 install.

                  Roger


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