[squid-users] logging to syslog

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Wed Nov 11 15:45:37 UTC 2015

On 11/11/2015 9:11 p.m., Sebastian Kirschner wrote:
> Hi Avraham,
> I think it wouldnt be a good idea to just create a symlink because squid (or the user under which squid runs) then must have access to the syslog,
> and if your squid instance get compromised the the syslog is open to read for these one.


Syslog is no a socket path or such. It is a libc system call. Which
Squid *is* doing when that logging module is used.

syslog() accepts the message with the log type and level tags. The rest
is up to your system syslog.conf configuration and handling.


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