LOGGER(1) Commands and Applications LOGGER(1)
logger - make entries in the system log
logger [ -is ] [ f file ] [ p pri ] [ t tag ] message ...
Logger provides a shell command interface to the syslog(3) system log
-i Log the process id of the logger process with each line.
-s Log the message to standard error, as well as the system
Log the specified file.
-p pri Enter the message with the specified priority. The pri-
ority may be specified numerically or as a ''facil-
ity.level'' pair. For example, ''-p local3.info'' logs
the message(s) as informational level in the local3
facility. The default is ''user.notice.''
-t tag Mark every line in the log with the specified tag.
Write the message to log; if not specified, and the -f
flag is not provided, standard input is logged.
The logger utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
The logger command is expected to be POSIX 1003.2 compatible.
GNO 21 June 1998 LOGGER(1)
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