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Old 09-07-2010, 11:59 AM   #1
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Question How to generate a log in syslog


Hey all,

I am configuring syslog-ng on my server.
I suspect something to be wrong.

Is there a tool I can use in the shell to generate a log? So I can check that the log appear in the syslog file.

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Old 09-07-2010, 12:02 PM   #2
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Hi,

logger can be used to create system log entries.

Example: logger -p local0.notice -t TAG some message

See the man page for some extra info.

Hope this helps.
 
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