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syslog_evm.conf(4)					   syslog_evm.conf(4)



NAME

  syslog_evm.conf - EVM	syslog subscription configuration file

SYNOPSIS

  facility.priority

DESCRIPTION
  The syslog_evm.conf file is a	text file that specifies what syslog messages
  will be forwarded from the syslog daemon to the Event	Manager, EVM,in	the
  form of EVM events.  Those syslog messages are posted	to the EVM daemon
  evmd by syslogd if the syslogd forwarding function is	turned on with the -e
  flag.	 Events	are posted with	the EVM	name of	sys.unix.syslog.facility-
  name.

  This configuration file is read every	time syslogd starts, or	is restarted
  by a SIGHUP signal.  If the file does	not exist, or if it exists but con-
  tains	no subscription	lines, no syslog messages will be posted to EVM.

  Each line in the file	controls the forwarding	of one syslog event.  Lines
  beginning with the # character are considered	comments and are ignored.
  Only one subscription	per line is permitted.	Mixing a subscription and a
  comment on the same line is not allowed.

  Each line has	the format facility.priority[+].

  facility
      Specifies	the part of the	system that generated the message.  Legal
      values are the following:

      *	  All messages.

      kern
	  Messages generated by	the kernel.

      user
	  Messages generated by	user processes.

      mail
	  Messages generated by	the mail system.

      daemon
	  Messages generated by	system daemons.

      auth
	  Messages generated by	the authorization system.

      syslog
	  Messages generated internal to the syslog system.

      lpr Messages generated by	the line printer spooling system.

      news
	  Messages generated by	the system news	command.

      uucp
	  Messages generated by	the UNIX to UNIX copy system.

      cron
	  Messages generated by	the system clock daemon.

      megasafe

      rfs Messages generated by	remote file systems.

      local0 - local7
	  Available for	local use.

  priority
      Indicates	the priority of	the message.  If the priority is followed by
      a	+ character, events which are of the specified priority	or higher are
      forwarded; otherwise only	events which exactly match the priority	are
      forwarded.

      The priority level must be one of	the following:

      *	  Forward messages of any priority.

      emerg
	  Forward messages of emergency	priority.

      alert
	  Forward messages of alert priority.

      crit
	  Forward messages of critical priority.

      err Forward messages of error priority.

      warning
	  Forward messages of warning priority.

      notice
	  Forward messages of notice priority.

      info
	  Forward messages of information priority.

      debug
	  Forward messages of debug priority.

EXAMPLES

  This example causes syslogd to forward events	to EVM as follows:

   1.  All messages of emergency priority are forwarded.

   2.  All messages generated in the kernel which have a priority of info or
       greater are forwarded.

   3.  All messages generated by users,	by the mail subsystem or by the	sys-
       tem daemons which have a	priority of info or greater are	forwarded.

       *.emerg
       kern.info+
       user.notice+
       mail.notice+
       daemon.notice+

FILES

  /etc/syslog.conf
	     Location of the system logger configuration file.

  /etc/syslog_evm.conf
	     Location of the EVM syslog	subscription configuration file.

  /etc/evmlogger.conf
	     Location of the EVM logger	configuration file.

SEE ALSO

  Commands: evmd(8), evmlogger(8), syslog(1), syslogd(8)

  Routines: syslog(3)

  Event	Management: EVM(5)