Syslog: Sending log from remote servers to syslog daemon

July 23rd, 2008 mysurface

syslog is a standard for logging service in Linux, it usually run as daemon like syslogd or rsyslogd. Syslog daemon will be forward and store logs in /var/log directory, you may configure it to store at separate location if you want. (we will look into it later). And there is a major file that store [...]

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log personal message to /var/log/messages

August 14th, 2006 mysurface

To log personal messages to /var/log/messages when you write script, you can use logger simple example: logger i am testing And check the result with tail, it display last 10 line of messages by default tail /var/log/messages To put more info to log file, you can specified the timestamp with scriptname by this logger -t [...]

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