Erlang syslog logger
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Overview

This library writes messages formatted as per RFC5424, transmitted via UDP as described in RFC5426.

Enable UDP

You can configure syslog-ng to receive these messages with the following directive:

syslog(transport("udp") port(514) keep_timestamp(yes));

Build

make

Log

0> syslog:start_link(name, app_name, "localhost", 514, local0).
ok
2> syslog:send(name, "test").
ok
3> syslog:notice(name, "other test").
ok
4> syslog:send(name, "test 3", [{timestamp, os:timestamp()}]).
ok

Logged

$ syslog
...
<134>1 2013-04-03T21:30:44.403394Z myhost.local app_name pid - - my log message