What a simple solution. I was trying to redirect the output to /dev/null in many ways but nothing worked.
Thanks Mick. Its working.


On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 6:31 PM, Mick <michaelkintzios@gmail.com> wrote:
On Thursday 11 Jul 2013 13:37:39 rahul shukla wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I am running racoon tool (ipsec-tools 0.7.2) on my linux based board. After
> every 1 minute racoon is logging INFO messages in syslog file as:
>
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: 127.0.0.1[500] used as isakmp port (fd=7)
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx[500] used as isakmp port
> (fd=8)
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy[500] used as isakmp port
> (fd=9)
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: zzz.zzz.zzz.zzz[500] used as isakmp port
> (fd=10)
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: ::1[500] used as isakmp port (fd=11)
> Jul 11 17:55:49 racoon: INFO: fe80::1%eth0[500] used as isakmp port (fd=13)
>
> Now my syslog is full of these messages after 24 Hrs. I tried to find out
> any config setting in racoon to avoid these messages but couldn't get any.
>
> Could somebody suggest me how can I avoid these messages to go into syslog
> file.
>
> Thanks.

I haven't tried it, but you could use the option:

-l /dev/null

which will discard any messages normally sent to syslog.
--
Regards,
Mick

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