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syslogd(8)              System Administration Utilities             syslogd(8)


       syslogd - Syslog server


       syslogd [OPTION...]


       Log system messages.

       -4, --ipv4
              restrict to IPv4 transport (default)

       -6, --ipv6
              restrict to IPv6 transport

       -a SOCKET
              add unix socket to listen to (up to 19)

       -b, --bind=ADDR
              bind listener to this address/name

       -B, --bind-port=PORT
              bind listener to this port

       -d, --debug
              print debug information (implies --no-detach)

       -D, --rcdir=DIR
              override configuration directory (default:

       -f, --rcfile=FILE
              override configuration file (default:

       -h, --hop
              forward messages from remote hosts

              allow transport with IPv4 and IPv6

       -l HOSTLIST
              log hosts in HOSTLIST by their hostname

       -m, --mark=INTVL
              specify timestamp interval in minutes (0 for no timestamping)

              do not forward any messages (overrides --hop)

              do not listen to kernel log device /dev/klog

              do not listen on unix domain sockets (overrides -a and -p)

       -n, --no-detach
              do not enter daemon mode

       -p, --socket=FILE
              override default unix domain socket /var/run/syslog

       -P, --pidfile=FILE
              override pidfile (default: /opt/local/var/run/

       -r, --inet
              receive remote messages via internet domain socket

       -s DOMAINLIST
              list of domains which should be stripped from the FQDN of hosts
              before logging their name

       -S, --sync
              force a file sync on every line

       -T, --local-time
              set local time on received messages

       -?, --help
              give this help list

              give a short usage message

       -V, --version
              print program version

       Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or
       optional for any corresponding short options.


       Written by many authors.


       Report bugs to <>.


       Copyright (C) 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.



       The full documentation for syslogd is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and syslogd programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info syslogd

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU inetutils 2.5                December 2023                      syslogd(8)

inetutils 2.5 - Generated Sat Dec 30 14:41:49 CST 2023
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