Provided by: ulogd2_2.0.3-1ubuntu2_i386 bug


       ulogd - netfilter/iptables logging daemon


       ulogd [options]


       ulogd  is  a  logging  daemon that reads event messages coming from the
       Netfilter connection tracking, the Netfilter packet  logging  subsystem
       and from the Netfilter accounting subsystem. You have to enable support
       for connection tracking event delivery; ctnetlink and the NFLOG  target
       in  your  Linux  kernel  2.6.x  or  load  their respective modules. The
       deprecated ULOG target (which has been superseded  by  NFLOG)  is  also

       The received messages can be logged into files or into a mySQL, sqlite3
       or PostgreSQL database. IPFIX and Graphite output are also supported.


       -d, --daemon
              fork ulogd into background (start as daemon)

       -c <filename>, --configfile <filename>
              use <filename> as configuration file instead of /etc/ulogd.conf

       -h, --help
              show usage information

       -V, --version
              show version information and copyright

       -v, --verbose
              verbose output on stdout when not running as daemon

       -l, --loglevel <level>
              set log level to <level>: debug(1), info(3), notice(5), error(7)
              or fatal(8) (default 5)

       -u <UID>, --uid <UID>
              change UID/GID

       -i <pluginpath>, --info <pluginpath>
              display infos about plugin

       -p <filename>, --pidfile <filename>
              record the ulogd process ID to the given file name




       There  is  more documentation about the daemon and the database plugins
       (including examples) in the directories
       /usr/share/doc/ulogd2-mysql and


       This manual page was written by Joerg Wendland  <>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).