Impact of having loghost defined in DNS...?

Danny Mayer mayer at
Wed Dec 1 00:57:29 UTC 2004

At 02:31 AM 11/30/2004, Rob MacGregor wrote:
>Danny Mayer wrote:
> > That sounds more like a convention. It's not a standard name. You
> > can define anything you want in syslog.conf.
>Certainly for Solaris, loghost is the standard name for the central
>logging server.  The syslog.conf file is configured such that if you
>define a host "loghost" then it's used to log to.

I seem to recall that if you don't specify a host in syslog.conf
then it will log to the local machine which is what he wanted
in the first place. It certainly has nothing to do with PTR records.


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