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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Syslog enhancements
Date Wed, 02 Jan 2013 18:44:06 GMT
Here's some references for people who don't know log4j and syslog well.

http://loggly.com/support/sending-data/logging-from/application-logs/java/

Maybe all we need is someone to add this information to our wiki or maybe this is only a docs
improvement?

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang [mailto:Alex.Huang@citrix.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2013 10:39 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: Hari Kannan
> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Syslog enhancements
> 
> Hari,
> 
> I echo John's question here.  I don't see any requirements on the wiki that
> require more than a syslog appender for log4j.  What this means is that
> whatever is logged to our current log file will get sent to syslog.  That's
> something someone can configure today on existing releases.  Do you have
> more use cases?  For example, is there anything that should be logged to
> syslogs but not in our logs or vice versa?
> 
> --Alex
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Kinsella [mailto:jlk@stratosec.co]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 1:53 PM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Syslog enhancements
> >
> > (Changed subject as noted by Alex)
> >
> > Question - is this feature something beyond using the syslog appender in
> > log4j?
> >
> > One thing I'd like to see is logs using key-vaue pairs. The closer to that we
> can
> > get, the easier it is for me to have the logs consumed by a separate
> analytics
> > package.
> >
> > One nitpick - syslog can be udp or tcp.
> >
> > On Dec 26, 2012, at 11:12 AM, Hari Kannan <hari.kannan@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello All,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I wish to propose syslog enhancements in CloudStack - I have added
> some
> > details
> >
> here<https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/syslog+en
> > hancements> along with a JIRA ticket 772
> > >
> >


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