node-syslog

Node module to support sending messages to syslog daemon

npm install node-syslog
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Node-Syslog

v1.1.7

This is an node module (add-on) to work with system log daemon on unix systems. Module is tested with node.js v0.8.16 (also dev version v0.9.3) and metalog, syslog-ng 3.1.1.

Read Wiki "setMask" page for more information about how to use "setMask" functionality.

Current version is compatible to node 0.8.x and higher versions. For older nodejs versions please use node-syslog v1.0.3

Node-syslog doesn't support Darwin OS and MS Windows, but should work fine with this OSes.

Authors

  • Nazar Kulyk
  • Jeremy Childs

Installation

npm

  npm install node-syslog

manual

  git clone
  node-gyp configure build

Usage

For more inforamtion about how to use module check test.js

 var Syslog = require('node-syslog');

 Syslog.init("node-syslog", Syslog.LOG_PID | Syslog.LOG_ODELAY, Syslog.LOG_LOCAL0);
 Syslog.log(Syslog.LOG_INFO, "Node Syslog Module output " + new Date());
 Syslog.close();

Check your /var/log/messages (syslog, syslog-ng), or /var/log/everything/current (metalog) file for any test entry.

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