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From David Nalley <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Syslog enhancements
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:17:24 GMT
On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Ram Ganesh <> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Alex Huang []
>> Sent: 08 January 2013 22:10
>> To:
>> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Syslog enhancements
>> Ram and Hari,
>> I continue to have trouble with this feature.  What I'm used to seeing
>> in syslogs are not the things that are being described here.  They're
>> usually some log level of an application.  If there are system events
>> that are not logged to our own logs, why not log them to our own logs
>> and use the log4j syslogappender to filter them and send them to
>> syslog.  Why write something else?
>> Do you have any use cases where system events should not be logged into
>> CloudStack's logs?
>         I do not think so. I think it is just the legacy code. We need to ensure that
those events also get logged into the log files. Will take the log4j syslogappender path then
> Thanks,
> Ram

So does this obviate the need for the Syslog feature itself? Can we
just make this a docs bug to document how to configure log4j?


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