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I have installed syslog-ng on RHEL 5 to forward the syslog messages to the centralized server. I have done required configuration on syslog-ng.conf file to point to the centralized server. ...
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    configuring Syslog-ng on RHEL 5


    I have installed syslog-ng on RHEL 5 to forward the syslog messages to the centralized server. I have done required configuration on syslog-ng.conf file to point to the centralized server.

    But when I am starting the syslog-ng service, it gives following error


    [root@vd12sta sysconfig]# service syslog-ng start
    Starting system logger: Error opening file for reading; filename='/proc/kmsg', e rror='Permission denied (13)'
    Error initializing source driver; source='s_sys'
    [FAILED]


    I am trying to start this service by using root login
    Permission for the /proc/kmsg are as following

    -rwx------ 1 root root 0 Mar 13 01:30 kmsg

    Please let me know the issue? Also please let me if any work around to start this service?

    Thanks
    Santosh

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    Disable apparmor

    Disable apparmor
    $ rcapparmor stop

    Then try to read a file using source file driver. That should work

    Thanks

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