Apache access/error log to syslog

15-12-2013 | Remy van Elst

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This snippet shows you how to redirect the Apache access log to syslog using the Customlog statement, and the Error log to syslog via the ErrorLog statement.

Using the double pipe prevents spawning a shell for every hit. Append the below line to a vhost to have everything logged to syslog.

CustomLog "||/usr/bin/logger -t apache -i -p local5.notice" combine

The error log can be appended to syslog using the following statement:

 ErrorLog syslog:local6

Tags: acces-log, apache, error-log, log, logging, syslog,