Looking for a List of log messages that Linux sends

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Apr 5 12:10:25 UTC 2009

raahi 108 wrote:

> I am doing some syslog analysis from various devices.
> For Linux, i was trying to find if there is a document listing formats for
> ALL logs that linux sends out...
> -----e.g. ---
> <92>pure-ftpd: (?@theman) [WARNING] Authentication failed for user [root]
> <38>sshd(pam_unix)[22547]: session closed for user root
> <86>sshd[22547]: Received disconnect from 11: Connection
> discarded by broker

How could there be?  I can run the command "logger test" and get this in my
 Apr  5 09:08:19 morgen logger: test

Any application can send _anything_ to syslog.  Some applications allow you
to route their entire standard output to syslog.  

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