syslog

Syntax

syslog {facility level;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit services app-engine compute-cluster compute-cluster-name compute-node compute-node-name]

Description

Configure system logging facility.

Configuration changes to syslog are nondestructive, that is, such changes do not require a reboot of the compute node. The exception to this is if it is a management interface.

Options

facility

Group of messages that are either generated by the same software process or concern a similar condition or activity. The following are possible values for facility:

any

All facilities.

authorization

Authorization system.

cron

cron daemon.

daemon

Various system processes.

kernel

Kernel.

privileged

Privileged authorization events.

syslog

Syslog messages.

user

User processes.

uucp

UUCP system.

local0

Local 0 messages.

local1

Local 1 messages.

local2

Local 2 messages.

local3

Local 3 messages.

local4

Local 4 messages.

local5

Local 5 messages.

local6

Local 6 messages.

local7

Local 7 messages.

severity

Classification of effect on functioning. The following are possible values for severity:

  • any—Include all severity levels.
  • emergency—System panic or other condition that causes the routing platform to stop functioning.
  • alert—Conditions that require immediate correction, such as a corrupted system database.
  • critical—Critical conditions, such as hard errors. Hard errors are permanent, unrecoverable errors, such as a disk read error
  • error—Error conditions that generally have less serious consequences than errors in the emergency, alert, and critical levels.
  • warning—Conditions that warrant monitoring.
  • notice—Conditions that are not errors but might warrant special handling.
  • info—Events or nonerror conditions of interest.
  • debug—Debug messages.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

admin-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

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