NAME

filesyslogger - Tails the configured files and sends it to syslog.

SYNOPSIS

filesyslogger [-c <config>]

FLAGS

-c <config file>

This is the config file to use. If not specified, '/usr/local/etc/filesyslogger.toml' is used.

CONFIG FILE

The file format used is TOML.

The primary and optional keys are as below.

    priority - The priority of the logged item.
               Default is 'notice'.
    
    facility - The facility for logging.
               Default is 'daemon'.
    
    program - Name of the program logging.
              Default is 'fileSyslogger'.
    
    socket - The syslogd socket.
             Default is "/var/run/log"

Each file defined in a TOML table. The keys are as below.

Each TOML table is used for specifying what files to tail and forward to syslog. It uses the same keys as above, minus 'socket', but with the additional key 'file' for specifying what file.

File rotation is picked up automatically via POE::Wheel::FollowTail.

For priority, below are the various valid values.

    emerg
    emergency
    alert
    crit
    critical
    err
    error
    warning
    notice
    info

For facility, below are the various valid values.

    kern
    user
    mail
    daemon
    auth
    syslog
    lpr
    news
    uucp
    cron
    authpriv
    ftp
    local0
    local1
    local2
    local3
    local4
    local5
    local6
    local7

EXAMPLE

    facility="daemon"
    priority="alert"
    socket="/var/run/log"
    [sagan]
    program="saganEve"
    file="/var/log/sagan/eve"
    [suricata]
    program="suricataEve"
    file="/var/log/suricata/eve"