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Unable to Restart syslog Service in Oracle Linux (Doc ID 2785004.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 8.4 [Release OL6 to OL8U4]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 When trying to restart the system logging service, the following error occurs:

# service syslog restart
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl restart syslog.service
Failed to restart syslog.service: Unit not found.


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