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Cisco Bug: CSCvt10159 - rsyslog is misconfigured and results in DNS failures for "logcollector"

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Sep 10, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Smart Software Manager

Known Affected Releases

7-2020018-2020048-202006

Description (partial)

Symptom:
OnPrem server reaching out to Root DNS server

Conditions:
versions prior to 7-202001.
The SCAP remediation script has appended this bit of configuration to rsyslog.service. Since "logcollector" is not a valid host, it will lead to many DNS failures.
{{Per CCE-CCE-27343-3: Set *.* @@logcollector in /etc/rsyslog.conf}}
 {{**.** @@logcollector}}
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