cat to syslog

Ever wanted to submit the results of regular command-line tools to syslog? Logger lets you do that. Here is an example of logging CPU load and vmstat into to a centralized syslog server.

cat /proc/loadavg |logger -p local7.info -t "load-cpu"
vmstat |tail -n +3 |logger -p local7.info -t "load-vmstat"


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