Receive syslog log info from router on iMac (Leopard)

THIS DOESN’T WORK. Logs get confused (logging stops). Haven’t figured out a way to make it *really* work on Leopard.

Receive syslog info from router on iMac (Leopard)
Posted: Nov 28, 2007 6:51 AM in response to: YamaLuha
Solved

To enable your Leopard system to receive network syslog submissions edit /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist and uncomment the lines specified in the comments so that the end of the file looks something like this.

<key>NetworkListener</key>
<dict>
  <key>SockServiceName</key>
  <string>syslog</string>
  <key>SockType</key>
  <string>dgram</string>
</dict>

NB – the NetworkListener is part of the Socket dict entry!!!

Then execute the following commands (wait a few seconds between commands):
sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist
sudo launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist

That is enough to get an apple base station to dump it’s log into the system log.

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