sshd2 logs to the facility specified with the configuration option
SysLogFacility. If the option is not set,
sshd2 logs to the
For example, if you want
sshd2 to log to the
LOCAL1 facility, you need to add the following setting to your server's configuration (
The possible facilities are listed in Log Facilities for the
You also need to modify
syslog's configuration, so it knows where to put the log messages.
/etc/syslog.conf (or equivalent):
On some systems, this file may need to exist before
syslog will write to it, so you may need to create it:
# touch /var/log/sshd2
syslog accesses files with a non-root UID, for example
logger, you need to change the ownership of the file to that user.
Remember to restart both
syslogd after making changes to their configuration files.