[Shorewall-users] No lograte in default config anymore

Tom Eastep teastep@shorewall.net
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 05:43:28 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)


On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Simon Matter wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Until shorewall 1.2.11, we had a different LOGRATE default in
> shorewall.conf.
>
> it was:
> LOGRATE="10/hour"
> LOGBURST=5
>
> now its:
> LOGRATE=""
> LOGBURST=""
>
> Why was the default changed? Is is because logparsers will not find
> anything useful if we have LOGRATE/LOGBURST defined?
>

Because many newbies get so many messages logged that logging gets
suspended -- the absense of log messages then confuses them.

-Tom
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