syslog

syslog facilities

  • auth, a.k.a. security
  • authpriv
  • cron
  • daemon
  • kern
  • lrp
  • mail
  • mark
  • news
  • security
  • syslog
  • user
  • uucp
  • local0 to local7

syslog priorities

A list of syslog priorities, sorted by importance, ascending:

  1. debug
  2. info
  3. notice
  4. warning (previously warn, now deprecated)
  5. err (previously error, now deprecated)
  6. crit
  7. alert
  8. emerg (previously panic, now deprecated)

Send test message to remote syslog server

echo '<12>sourcehost message text' | nc -v -u -w 0 12.34.56.78 514

Source