openssh logging of remote commands in syslog

Krzysztof Oledzki olemx at
Thu Mar 8 07:52:26 EST 2001

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Kevin Taylor wrote:

> Another wonderful email from me. :)
> The version of ssh will log information on the remotely executed
> command in the syslog:
> Mar  7 15:29:20 6D:marx sshd[21346]: log: executing remote command as
> root: ls
> It seems that openssh doesn't do that by default. If you put the server
> in debug mode you'll see the command, but a lot of extra stuff that you
> don't want to see.
> Feature suggestion...?

Some days ago I have created small patch for openssh. It is possible that
you don't need all my changes but there is the one so you can use only a
part of this patch :)

Best regards,

				Krzysztof Oledzki

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