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I am completely new to OSX server. How do I turn on the syslog service? I also need it to accept connections from remote network switches.

This seems to answer the second part of my question.

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I found this article here:

It is specifically for 10.4 but if I remember correctly, it applies to the current 10.6 configuration.

I haven't had to setup syslogd on a mac in a while but the steps described seem very familiar. I also don't have an OSX server to test on right now.

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