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omusrmsg: notify users

Module Name: omusrmsg
Author: Rainer Gerhards <rgerhards@adiscon.com>

Purpose

This module permits to send log messages to the user terminal. This is a built-in module so it doesn’t need to be loaded.

Configuration Parameters

Note

Parameter names are case-insensitive.

Action Parameters

Users

type default mandatory obsolete legacy directive
string none yes none

The name of the users to send data to.

Template

type default mandatory obsolete legacy directive
word WallFmt/StdUsrMsgFmt no none

Template to user for the message. Default is WallFmt when parameter users is “*” and StdUsrMsgFmt otherwise.

Examples

Write emergency messages to all users

The following command writes emergency messages to all users

action(type="omusrmsg" users="*")

See also

Help with configuring/using Rsyslog:

  • Mailing list - best route for general questions
  • GitHub: rsyslog source project - detailed questions, reporting issues that are believed to be bugs with Rsyslog
  • Stack Exchange (View, Ask) - experimental support from rsyslog community

See also

Contributing to Rsyslog:

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