[logback-user] Syslog Appender: Short Host Name
webakaunt at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 20:01:54 CET 2012
The 3rd party tool that collects and analyzes (syslog) logs is strictly
working in a general syslog layout:
Nov 12 16:19:57 hostname username: ERROR ..message..
where the hostname should not be FQDN, but a short name one instead. For
example, instead of "thisserver.xyz.mars" it should just be a "thisserver".
In fact logging from a shell using a "logger" results in a a short host name
Logback uses a Syslog Converter (
SyslogStartConverter ) which looks up the host as:
This returns a FQDN, which breaks the syslog monitor (since it expects it to
be in a short hostname form).
What would be the way to inject my own "SyslogStartConverter" into a Syslog
Appender? Or maybe there is a better/simpler solution that allows to
overwrite this in some way?
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