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Old 31st January 2019
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For anyone else that stumbles this way in search of info on how to switch from syslog to syslog-ng on OpenBSD, here's roughly how I did it:
1. install package
2. review and edit /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf (probably minimal, if any, changes)
3. in /etc/rc.conf.local:
syslogd_flags=NO
syslog_ng_flags=""
pkg_scripts="syslog_ng"
4. reboot

Last edited by mjcross; 31st January 2019 at 08:19 PM. Reason: don't set -p in syslogd_flags as it's set in rc.d/syslog_ng
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And these days, rcctl(8) eliminates the necessity to edit your rc.conf.local(5) file.
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Oh good lord, not more new stuff to learn? LoL - I've hardly got used to all this newfangled rc.d business
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