7.4. Examples Using logmuxd

Let's go over a few examples to help clarify how to use logmuxd.

7.4.1. Example 1: A logmuxd Demonstration

In the previous sections, you saw that one of the nice features of the Laddie Alarm System is that when an alarm occurs, all of the UIs are updated to reflect the new alarm and the new system status. This demonstration shows how to see the log messages that are distributed to all of the UIs.

  1. Boot the Laddie CD. After the system is up, verify that you can see Laddie's web interface on the web browser of another PC.

  2. On Laddie, logmuxd is configured to broadcast alarm system events down all accepted TCP connections to port 4444. Open a terminal window and telnet to port 4444 on the Laddie PC. For example:

     telnet ...

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