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From Alexander Alten-Lorenz <wget.n...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: syslogTcp - is it possible to figure out senders IP (if not in message)?
Date Sat, 11 May 2013 05:27:46 GMT
Do you have looked at Interceptors?
http://flume.apache.org/FlumeUserGuide.html#host-interceptor

=> Host Interceptor 

Best,
 Alex


On May 11, 2013, at 12:14 AM, Erik Steffl <erik@zasran.com> wrote:

>  is it possible to get the IP of the host that is sending syslog message?
> 
>  Trying to solve the problem of bad sender syslog config (that is missing hostname),
would like to be able to somehow identify where are the broken messages coming from.
> 
>  When I looked at syslogTcp http://grepcode.com/file/repository.cloudera.com/content/repositories/releases/org.apache.flume/flume-ng-core/1.3.0-cdh4.2.0/org/apache/flume/source/SyslogUtils.java#SyslogUtils.extractEvent%28org.apache.flume.source.ChannelBuffer%29
I see that it tries to get hostnam eby parsing message. I would like to have a fallback in
case message does not have the hostname.
> 
>  thanks!
> 
>    erik

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