syslog from chrooted environment

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Jul 25 10:21:18 AEST 2017

On Mon, 24 Jul 2017, Mike Tancsa wrote:

> I have a somewhat busy sftp server where the users are all chrooted into
> their home directory. In order to log all the commands they enter, I
> have to create a /dev/log entry and hard link in their home directory so
> that syslog works for their commands
> Match user *
>    ForceCommand internal-sftp -f local1 -l verbose
> Everything works, but its a bit of a pain if someone restarts syslogd
> and forgets to recreate the hardlinks (needed on FreeBSD anyways).

Is it not possible to arrange FreeBSD's syslog to listen on multiple
sockets by default?


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