0 – Emergencies The most severe error conditions, which render the system unusable 1 – Alerts Conditions requiring immediate attention 2 – Critical A less-severe condition, as compared to alerts, which should be addressed to prevent an interruption of service 3 – Errors Notifications about error conditions within the system that do not render the […]
System Logs in Linux
The syslogd utility logs various kinds of system activity, such as debugging output from sendmail and warnings printed by the kernel. syslogd runs as a daemon and is usually started in one of the rc files at boot time. The file /etc/syslog.conf is used to control where syslogd records information. Records in syslog.conf has the […]
What is Syslog?
Syslog is a way for network devices to send event messages to a logging server – usually known as a Syslog server. The Syslog protocol is supported by a wide range of devices and can be used to log different types of events. For example, a router might send messages about users logging on to […]