[clamav-users] log representation

G.W. Haywood clamav at jubileegroup.co.uk
Tue Oct 22 16:33:18 EDT 2019


Hi there,

On Tue, 22 Oct 2019, Frans de Boer wrote:

> Does anybody knows how to make the log output of the ClamAV daemons the same 
> as normal log's. That is, with an ISO date, followed by host name, 
> program/daemon name and concluding with the real message.

That's normally done by syslog (or equivalent: rsyslog, syslog-ng, ...)
so if you tell the daemon to log via syslog it should be taken care of
for you.

If you're very fussy about the date format you may need to do a little
work, but remember that there's a *lot* of code Out There which parses
the 'standard' Unix-style logs and if you move away from that format
it may come back to bite you later on.

-- 

73,
Ged.


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