MirOS Manual: syslogc(8)

SYSLOGC(8)               BSD System Manager's Manual                SYSLOGC(8)

NAME

     syslogc - collect messages from syslog memory buffer

SYNOPSIS

     syslogc [-Ccoq] [-s reporting_socket] logname
     syslogc [-Cc] logname
     syslogc -q

DESCRIPTION

     syslogc collects messages from the syslogd(8) memory buffer specified by
     the logname argument.

     For syslogc to work, syslogd(8) must be configured with one or more
     memory buffer logs (see syslog.conf(5) for details) and have a reporting
     socket location specified on the commandline (using the -s option to
     syslogd(8)).

     By default, syslogc will query the specified log and return it to stan-
     dard output.

     The options are as follows:

     -C      Request that the log buffer be cleared without reading it.

     -c      Request that the log buffer be cleared once it has been read.

     -o      Check whether the specified log has overflowed. If the log has
             overflowed, then a message will be printed to stdout(4) and the
             exit status will be set to 1.

     -q      Request a list of available logs.

     -s reporting_socket
             Specify alternate reporting socket location (the default is
             /var/run/syslogd.sock).

SEE ALSO

     syslog(3), syslog.conf(5), syslogd(8)

HISTORY

     The syslogc command first appeared in OpenBSD 3.5.

MirOS BSD #10-current          November 2, 2003                              1

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