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SELECTORS

       selector   (``.'')   facility  priority  facility   priority  syslog(3)
       /usr/include/syslog.h LOG_-values

       facility : auth authpriv cron daemon kern lpr mail mark  news  security
       (auth ) syslog user uucp local0local7 security mark facility ()  syslog
       mail facility (LOG_MAIL)

       priority (): debug, info, notice, warning, warn ( warning ), err, error
       (err ), crit, alert, emerg, panic (emerg).  errorwarnpanic priority

        BSD  syslogd  priority  action syslogd(8)

         syslogd(8) : (``*'')  ()  facility  priority none  facility  priority
       ()

       (``,'') priority  facility facility  facility  priority

       (``;'') selector action selector  selector  priority

        syslogd(8)  BSD (``='') priority priority (``!'') priority  priority (
       )  priority

ACTIONS

        action  ``logfile'' ``logfile'' syslogd(8)

        ``/''

        ``-''

        syslogd(8) (FIFO)  (``|'')  FIFO FIFO syslogd(8) mkfifo(1)

        tty tty /dev/console

        syslogd(8) syslogd(8) (``@'')

         syslog

        ``root'' login (``,'')

        wall(1) (``*'')

        site ( Joey )

              #  /var/adm/critical
              #
              *.=crit;kern.none            /var/adm/critical

       priority crit /var/adm/critical

              #  /var/adm/kernel
              #  critical
              #
              #
              #
              kern.*                       /var/adm/kernel
              kern.crit                    @finlandia
              kern.crit                    /dev/console
              kern.info;kern.!err          /var/adm/kernel-info

       facility  kern /var/adm/kernel

        priority crit  finlandia

       syslogd priority info  warning /var/adm/kernel-info err  priority

              # tcp wrapper  mail.info
              #  tty12
              #
              mail.=info                   /dev/tty12

        mail.info ( LOG_MAIL | LOG_INFO)  12 /dev/tty12  tcpwrapper tcpd(8)

              #
              #
              mail.*;mail.!=info           /var/adm/mail

        facility mail  priority info /var/adm/mail

              # mail.info  news.info  /var/adm/info
              #
              mail,news.=info              /var/adm/info

        mail.info  news.info /var/adm/info

              # info  notice  /var/log/messages
              #
              *.=info;*.=notice;\
                   mail.none  /var/log/messages

        syslogd
        facility mail info  notice  priority /var/log/messages

              # info  /var/log/messages
              #
              *.=info;\
                   mail,news.none       /var/log/messages

        syslogd  priority info /var/log/messages  facility mail  news

              #  wall
              #
              *.=emerg                     *

        syslogd  wall action

              # priority  alert
              #
              *.alert                      root,joey

        priority alert  ``root'' ``joey''

              *.*                          @finlandia

        finlandia  syslog

       syslogd   BSD  priority  priority syslogd  ``='' ``!''``-''

        BSD  syslogd  selector  action (TAB )

       /etc/syslog.conf
              syslogd

         selector  ``mail.crit,*.err''  facility  ``mail''  ``crit''  priority
       ``err''  priority

       sysklogd(8), klogd(8), logger(1), syslog(2), syslog(3)

       syslogd  Greg  Wettstein  (greg@wind.enjellic.com)   BSD   Linux  Matin
       Schulze (joey@linux.de)