The logger.conf file specifies the type and
verbosity of messages logged to the various log files in the
/var/log/asterisk/ directory. It has two sections,
Settings under the
[general] section are used to customize
the output of the logs (and can safely be left blank, as the
defaults serve most people very well). However, if you love to
customize such things, read on.
You can define exactly how you want your timestamps to look
through the use of the
The Linux man page for
strftime(3) lists all of the ways you can
If you want to append your system’s hostname to the names of
the log files, set
appendhostname=yes. This can be useful if
you have a lot of systems delivering log files to you.
If for some reason you do not want to log events from your
queues, you can set
If generic events do not interest you, instruct Asterisk to
omit them from the by setting
defines the types of information you wish to log. There are multiple
ranks for the various bits of information that will be logged, and
it can be desirable to separate log entries into different files.
The general format for lines in the
[logfiles] section is
filename is the name of the file to
save the logged information to and
are the types of information you wish to save.
console for the
filename is a special exception that allows you to control ...