[Shorewall-newbies] Shorewall printing lots of stuff to console - why?

Anthony Campbell ac at acampbell.org.uk
Mon Feb 23 07:59:27 PST 2004


On 23 Feb 2004, Tom Eastep wrote:
> On Monday 23 February 2004 06:39 am, Tom Eastep wrote:
> > On Monday 23 February 2004 05:39 am, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > > When I look at the text consoles I often find that shorewall is printing
> > > out lots of stuff:
> > >
> > > 	Shorewall:logdrop:DROP:IN=eth0 OUT= .........
> > >
> > > This does not appear in xterms. Why is it happening and can it be
> > > prevented?
> >
> > READ THE FAQ!!!!
> >
> 
> In particular:
> 
> a) FAQ 17 will help you determine why the messages are being generated in the
> first place.
> 
> b) FAQ 16 will give you instructions for avoiding logging to your console.
> 
> -Tom
> --
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Many thanks for the pointer.

AC

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