[ntp:questions] Re: Can I specify log file in config file ?

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Thu Oct 5 16:36:12 UTC 2006

jboyce at meridianenv.com (Jeff Boyce) wrote:

> like such a simple question.  I have a lot of ntp messages cluttering up my 
> general syslog file (var/log/messages) and I would like to have the ntp 
> messages go to a specific ntp log files such as var/log/ntpmsg.  I was 
> hoping to be able to define the log file for ntp in my configuration file, 
> but I do not see any information detailing how I would do that.  I did 

"logfile /var/log/ntpmsg" in ntp.conf should do it; ref


                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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