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I want to put the firewall logs on the tty9

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I do recently, the installation of a firewall over a lan, and I wan´t to have all the logs printed on the tty9, I do the same for all the other logs, but I dont´t know how to setup this.
sorry for my english.
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If you are using the --log option of ipchains, and get nothing in your /var/log/messages, then you will have to modify /etc/syslog.conf.

Put in this:

kern.info      /var/log/messages

If you want it in another file use another filename. Then you just add something like:

tail -f /var/log/messages > /dev/tty9 &

to your rc.local file.
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