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Re: console messages

On Mon, Sep 04, 2000 at 03:56:13PM -0500, Charles Menzes wrote:
> when sitting in front of my server, i see error messages scrolling on the
> screen, however when grepping through /var/log/messages, i don't see the
> same errors. is there a way to remotely view the errors showing up on the
> console?

They're likely being logged in a different file.

The best way to answer that question is to look in your syslog.conf
file.  See if you have entries there that mention one of the following
destinations for log info:


By default on Debian, all log messages except auth and authpriv ones
are sent to /var/log/syslog; auth and authpriv messages are sent to
/var/log/auth.log, since they can potentially leak security
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