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OSX:syslog

Backup com.apple.syslogd.plist

sudo cp /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist /tmp/com.apple.syslogd.plist


Convert com.apple.syslogd.plist to XML and edit it

sudo plutil -convert xml1 /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist 
sudo vim /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist


Add this to the "Sockets" section:

<key>NetworkListener</key>
<dict>
  <key>SockServiceName</key>
  <string>syslog</string>
  <key>SockType</key>
  <string>dgram</string>
</dict>


And restart the syslog daemon

sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plist
sudo launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.syslogd.plistp


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