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log files under /var/adm/syslog not getting updated

NDO
Super Advisor

log files under /var/adm/syslog not getting updated

Hi

for some reason the files under /var/adm/syslog are not getting updated:

/var/adm/syslog #ls -lrt
total 172368
-rw-r--r--   1 root       root        344064 Dec  8  2015 OLDsyslog.log
-rw-r--r--   1 root       root       5054464 Sep  9  2016 syslog.log
-r--r--r--   1 root       root       82829312 Sep  9  2016 mail.log
/usr/sbin/syslogd -D -v
Syslogd: Already running.

I have try to restart syslog deamon, but it says its already running, I have seen other similar post but I have not being able to solve it. Please can someone help

2 REPLIES
NDO
Super Advisor

Re: log files under /var/adm/syslog not getting updated

Sorry, I have solved the problem. kill the syslogd deamon, start again, and restart sendmail, so all logs are now updating but not able to send emails from server, I am trying to find out

NDO
Super Advisor

Re: log files under /var/adm/syslog not getting updated

Now also able to send mail, I have created in /etc a file nsswitch.conf, with line "hosts: files", I am now able to send mail