Re: [logs] RE: syslog/tcp (selp)

From: Mikael Olsson (mikael.olssonat_private)
Date: Fri Jan 10 2003 - 10:41:06 PST

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    Andrew Ross wrote:
    > Sounds good to me.
    > Are you going to put the hostname AND host address as required fields?
    Wouldn't that break things needlessly?  
    One would think recommending fully qualified host names to be enough?
    > Also, it should be stated in the spec that a collector must not modify
    > the address or hostname when it forwards the message. This will then
    > allow us to pass it via many collectors and still retain the original
    > address of the sender.
    Agree fervently. The requirement to alter the hostname when forwarding
    is just plain b0rken.
    > The peer address of the collector forwarding the message can be obtained
    > from the socket if required.
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