Linux Administration/System Services/System Logging/logger

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Linux[1] (util-linux package) and most BSDs including MacOS provide logger command line utility to send messages to syslog, locally or to a remote syslog server. Many languages provide support for writing messages to syslog, such as go:

Basic Usage[edit | edit source]

  • logger -s "Message"
-s, --stderr Output the message to standard error as well as to the system log.

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Log messages to a different file using rsyslog and logger command[2]

See also[edit | edit source]