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IV64429: SYSLOGD INCORRECTLY PARSES PERM OPTION APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the perm option is used in an entry in
    /etc/syslog.conf, any options after it
    through the end of the line are ignored.
    

Local fix

  • Move the perm option to the end of the
    configuration line.
    

Problem summary

  • If "perm" does not appear at the end of the line inside
    syslog configuration then syslog ignores other options
    for "rotate".
    

Problem conclusion

  • Parse syslog configuartion file appropriately.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64429
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60936
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60936
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV59775
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61028
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV61029
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64429

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-02

  • Closed date

    2014-09-02

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV59775

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867352

       UP15/01/18 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64429

Modified date: 10 May 2016