[Pdns-users] Syslog not logging to configured facility

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Thu Dec 1 17:47:39 UTC 2016

Hi Nikolaos,

On Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:35:19 +0200
Nikolaos Milas <nmilas at admin.noa.gr> wrote:

> I have just started working with PDNS 4.0.1 (with LDAP backend), 
> installed on CentOS 7 from the suggested repo.
> Installation went fine, but I am facing this problem:
> No matter how I try, pdns (and pdns-recursor) insists on logging to 
> /var/log/messages and not to the configured facility (tried 0,5,6).

On CentOS 7, logging to syslog is disabled in the systemd unit file. You could ship the message via the systemd-journal _or_ create an override unit file to enable syslog.

Best regards,

Pieter Lexis
PowerDNS.COM BV -- https://www.powerdns.com

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