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How to configure netconsole under Rocky Linux 8 ?

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Operating System and Software

  • Rocky Linux 8
    • netconsole-service

Problem

  • How to configure netconsole under Rocky Linux 8 ?

How to Fix

  • netconsole is configured via the file /etc/sysconfig/netconsole, which is part of the netconsole-service package.
  • This package needs to be installed which provides the netconsole service.
# yum install netconsole-service
  • Once package is installed set the variable SYSLOGADDR to the IP address of the syslogd server In the /etc/sysconfig/netconsole file
SYSLOGADDR=192.168.0.1
  • Restart the netconsole.service for the changes to take effect
# systemctl restart netconsole.service
  • Enable netconsole.service to run after rebooting the system
# systemctl enable netconsole.service
  • The netconsole messages from the client logged in the /var/log/messages file (default) or in the file specified in rsyslog.conf.

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