How to stop crond logging to syslog?

Edwin Dicker fedora at
Fri Feb 25 21:29:02 UTC 2005

>> I havent tried this yet, but my messages file gets filled with these 
>> messages too. This kind of logging fron cron/pam is abnormally if you ask 
>> me.
> Try deleting the "authpriv.none" bit of the /var/log/messages line in
> /etc/syslog.conf and see if that goes away.

That doesn't work either unfortunately.
According to my interpretation of the syslog.conf syntax it means that your 
suggestion will log all the authpriv messages to /var/log/messages.??

I hope someone else can shine a light of the logging issue of pam, these 
messages are too many.


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