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From "Michael D. Berger" <m.d.ber...@ieee.org>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] logging from cgi
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2005 01:37:15 GMT
Very interesting.  Do you think that it is better
than syslog for my purpose?
Thanks,
Mike.
--
Michael D. Berger
m.d.berger@ieee.org 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bohumil Holubec [mailto:bozek@mstu.cz] 
> Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 10:33 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] logging from cgi
> 
> 
> files cgi, cgi.1, cgi.2 ... can be create by logrotate daemon (man 
> logrotate)
> In /etc/logrotate.conf or rather /etc/logrotate.d/mycgi you 
> can write for 
> example:
> /var/log/cgi {
>          rotate 10
>          weekly
>          compress
>          missingok
> }
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Michael D. Berger wrote:
> 
> > I quote from the Apacle 2.0 ScriptLog:
> >
> >   Note that script logging is meant to be a debugging
> >   feature when writing CGI scripts, and is not meant
> >   to be activated continuously on running servers. It
> >   is not optimized for speed or efficiency, and may
> >   have security problems if used in a manner other
> >   than that for which it was designed.
> >
> > Now I would like to log certain specific aspects of my
> > cgi activity on a "continuously running server".  Perhaps
> > I should just open a file and write to it?  This is how I
> > have been debugging. On the other, I like the files:
> > cgi, cgi.1, cgi.2, etc. that I think syslog will
> > generate.
> >
> > Further suggestions much appreciated.
> > Mike.
> >
> > --
> > Michael D. Berger
> > m.d.berger@ieee.org
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Boyle Owen [mailto:Owen.Boyle@swx.com]
> >> Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 4:21 AM
> >> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> >> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] logging from cgi
> >>
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: Michael D. Berger [mailto:m.d.berger@ieee.org]
> >>> Sent: Samstag, 18. Juni 2005 21:25
> >>> To: Apache-Users
> >>> Subject: [users@httpd] logging from cgi
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> In order to get logging from my cgi I proceeded as shown
> >>> below.  Is this correct?  It did not seem to be working
> >>> all of the time, but I am not sure.
> >>
> >> You might like to try apache's built in ScriptLog (see docs
> >> for details) rather than messing around with syslog...
> >> (syslog is for logging system processes. Apache is an application).
> >>
> >> Rgds,
> >> Owen Boyle
> >> Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored.
> >>
> >>>
> >>> In syslog.conf:
> >>>    local0.*           /var/log/httpd/cgi
> >>>
> >>> In c++ cgi:
> >>>    openlog("cgi",LOG_PID|LOG_NDELAY|LOG_NOWAIT,LOG_LOCAL0);
> >>>    syslog(LOG_INFO,"entered");
> >>>    closelog();
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Mike.
> >>> --
> >>> Michael D. Berger
> >>> m.d.berger@ieee.org
> >
> >
> >
> > 
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