[OpenIndiana-discuss] svccfg system-log setprop

Attila Fülöp atf at gesindel.org
Thu Mar 3 20:19:06 UTC 2011

On 03/ 3/11 08:11 PM, russell wrote:
> Hi,
> While looking at the wiki comments on build 150, the following comment had been made.
> "I was looking to enable OpenIndiana b148 as a syslog server and thought that I needed to run the
> following command
> svccfg -s svc:/system/sytem-log setprop config/log_from_remote=true
> however the command would not work as there was no config, I had to edit /etc/default/syslogd and
> uncomment out LOG_FROM_REMOTE=true.
> It appears that the svccfg -s svc:/system/sytem-log setprop config/log_from_remote=true
> functionality was intergrated into Solaris 10 U3 (11/06).
> Can this functionality be incorporated into OpenIndiana? It would be useful if OpenIndiana required
> the same configuration changes as Solaris going forward where possible."
> Checking the man page for syslogd, it does state the following, which would imply that OpenIndiana
> man pages or  svc for system-log is incorrect.
> "The recommended way to allow or disallow message logging  is
>      through  the use of the service management facility (smf(5))
>      property:
>        svc:/system/system-log/config/log_from_remote
>      This property specifies whether remote messages are  logged.
>      log_from_remote=true  is  equivalent  to the -t command-line
>      option and  false  is  equivalent  to  the  -T  command-line
>      option. The default value for -log_from_remote is false. See
>      NOTES, below."
> Was this functionality integrated into OpenSolaris?

Yes, works for me:

bash-4.0$ uname -v
bash-4.0$ svccfg -s system-log listprop config/log_from_remote
config/log_from_remote  boolean  false

Try to re-import the manifest (/lib/svc/manifest/system/system-log.xml)



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