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authorRainer Gerhards <rgerhards@adiscon.com>2011-07-11 12:41:16 +0200
committerRainer Gerhards <rgerhards@adiscon.com>2011-07-11 12:41:16 +0200
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doc: updated rsyslog.conf man page with new syntaxes
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@@ -272,14 +272,16 @@ Please note that rsyslogd offers a variety of options in regarding to remote
forwarding. For full details, please see the html documentation.
.SS List of users
-Usually critical messages are also directed to ``root'' on that machine. You can specify a list
-of users that shall get the message by simply writing the login. You may specify more than one
-user by separating them with commas (','). If they're logged in they get the message. Don't
-think a mail would be sent, that might be too late.
+Usually critical messages are also directed to ``root'' on that machine. You
+can specify a list
+of users that shall get the message by simply writing ":omusrmsg:" followed
+by the login name. You may specify more than one
+user by separating them with commas (','). If they're logged in they
+get the message (for example: ":omusrmsg:root,user1,user2").
.SS Everyone logged on
Emergency messages often go to all users currently online to notify them that something strange
-is happening with the system. To specify this wall(1)-feature use an asterisk ('*').
+is happening with the system. To specify this wall(1)-feature use an ":omusrmsg:*".
.SS Database table
This allows logging of the message to a database table.
@@ -558,10 +560,10 @@ that space.
Keep in mind that $outchannel just defines a channel with "name". It does not activate it.
To do so, you must use a selector line (see below). That selector line includes the channel
-name plus an $ sign in front of it. A sample might be:
+name plus ":omfile:$" in front of it. A sample might be:
.sp
.RS
-*.* $mychannel
+*.* :omfile:$mychannel
.RE
.SH PROPERTY REPLACER