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Re: System Log

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Duncan Garland" <duncan(dot)garland(at)ntlworld(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: System Log
Date: 2007-03-09 16:24:13
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"Duncan Garland" <duncan(dot)garland(at)ntlworld(dot)com> writes:
> The relevant part of the configuration file (postgresql.conf) was:
> syslog = 2                      # range 0-2; 0=stdout; 1=both; 2=syslog
> syslog_facility = 'LOCAL0'
> syslog_ident = 'postgres'

> I then restarted the server. No difference. I'm assuming the log file is
> postmaster.log.

No, given those settings, the messages are going to go wherever your
system's syslog daemon is configured to write "local0" messages.
Possibly /var/log/messages, but this is something that varies wildly
across different platforms ... "man syslogd" should lead you to the
configuration file that determines it.

			regards, tom lane

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