Skip to content

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with
or
.
Download ZIP
tree: 2686c1c48c
Fetching contributors…

Cannot retrieve contributors at this time

147 lines (102 sloc) 4.401 kB
== DESCRIPTION ==
This is a syslog patch for Nginx-0.8.54+. With this patch, you can send your
access or error log to specific syslog facility and priority.
==INSTALLATION==
#download the latest code
git clone https://github.com/yaoweibin/nginx_syslog_patch
#download the source code of Nginx
wget http://nginx.org/download/nginx-0.8.54.tar.gz
tar zxvf nginx-0.8.54
cd nginx-0.8.54
#patch to your Nginx source file.
patch -p1 < /path/to/this/directory/syslog_0.8.54.patch
#add the module
./configure --add-module=/path/to/nginx_syslog_patch
==EXAMPLE==
worker_processes 1;
syslog local6 nginx;
events {
worker_connections 1024;
}
http {
include mime.types;
default_type application/octet-stream;
log_format main '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] $request '
'"$status" $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
'"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"';
server {
listen 80;
server_name localhost;
#send the log to syslog and file.
access_log syslog:notice|logs/host1.access.log main;
error_log syslog:notice|logs/host1.error.log;
location / {
root html;
index index.html index.htm;
}
}
server {
listen 80;
server_name www.example.com;
access_log syslog:warn|logs/host2.access.log main;
error_log syslog:warn|logs/host2.error.log;
location / {
root html;
index index.html index.htm;
}
}
server {
listen 80;
server_name www.test.com;
#send the log just to syslog.
access_log syslog:error main;
error_log syslog:error;
location / {
root html;
index index.html index.htm;
}
}
}
==DIRECTIVES==
===SYSLOG===
Sytax: syslog auth|authpriv|cron|daemon|ftp|kern|local0-7|lpr|mail|news|syslog|user|uucp [program_name]
Default: none
Context: main
Enable the syslog and set its facility. The default program name is nginx.
===ERROR_LOG===
Syntax: error_log [syslog[:emerg|alert|crit|error|warn|notice|info|debug]]['|'file] [ debug | info | notice | warn | error | crit ]
Default: ${prefix}/logs/error.log
Context: main, http, server, location
Enable the error_log with the syslog and set its priority. The default priority is error. The error log can be sent to syslog, file or both.
Note: if you set the error_log directive in the main block, the syslog is switched on by default.
===ACCESS_LOG===
Syntax: access_log off|[syslog[:emerg|alert|crit|error|warn|notice|info|debug]]['|'path] [format [buffer=size]]]
Default: access_log logs/access.log combined
Context: http, server, location
Enable the access_log with the syslog and set its priority. The default priority is notice. The access log can be sent to syslog, file or both.
==CONTACT==
Reporting a bug
Questions/patches may be directed to Weibin Yao, yaoweibin@gmail.com.
==COPYRIGHT & LICENSE==
This patch is licensed under the BSD license.
Copyright (C) 2011 by Weibin Yao <yaoweibin@gmail.com>.
All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
met:
* Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
* Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS
IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Jump to Line
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.