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Re: Enable Syslog on Postgres

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Bansal, Gaurav (Gaurav)" <gbansal(at)avaya(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Enable Syslog on Postgres
Date: 2007-11-29 17:18:08
Message-ID: 20071129091808.0014cc47@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 18:55:38 +0800
"Bansal, Gaurav (Gaurav)" <gbansal(at)avaya(dot)com> wrote:

> Hi,
>  
> I have installed Postgres 8.2.5 on windows xp machine using the
> windows installer. I am trying to enable syslogs on Postgres so that
> all Postgress logs should be forwarded Syslog server. I have installed
> Syslog server WinSyslog on the same machine. 
>  
> I have modified 'log_destination' parameter value in postgresql.conf
> to 'syslog'. However, the database server fails to start and print
> following error message:
>  
> FATAL:  invalid value for parameter "log_destination": "syslog"

To my knowledge you can't use syslog on win32 with PostgreSQL. Use
eventlog.

Joshua D. Drake



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