problem: iptables logging to console

Howard Lowndes lannet at
Mon Nov 25 09:24:20 EST 2002

Is anyone else having problems with iptables sending LOG messages to the
console as well as to /var/log/messages (which is the only place they
should be going to).  The default setting for target LOG is level 4 which
I assume is either "warning" or "err", depending on where the lowest level

The syslog.conf file only has *.emerg being directed anywhere other than
to a file.

Is this a problem with iptables, syslogd, or klogd?  I can't find any
reference to it, but it is persistent, and annoying, on a large number of
machines, and a large number of RH distro versions.

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