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IM_FILE(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		    IM_FILE(8)

NAME
     FILE input	module -- syslogd(8) input module for reading files and	pipes

SYNOPSIS
     file [-f path] [-p	path] [-n program]

DESCRIPTION
     Reads the log messages from a file/pipe writen by another program for
     processing	by the syslogd(8) daemon. It's options are:

     log_socket
	     Socket to use, default is /var/run/log.

EXAMPLES
     +o	 The following command installs	syslogd(8) daemon reading from file
	 /some/path:

	       syslogd -i 'file	-f /some/path'

     +o	 Same as above,	but sets the name to 'myapp':

	       syslogd -i 'file	-n myapp -f /some/path'

     +o	 Same as above,	but on /some/named/pipe	pipe instead of	the file:

	       syslogd -i 'file	-n myapp -p /some/named/pipe'

SEE ALSO
     syslog(3),	im_bsd(8), im_doors(8),	im_linux(8), im_streams(8), im_tcp(8),
     im_udp(8),	syslogd(8)

BUGS
     +o	 Submit	bugs at	this project's Sourceforge Bug reporting system	at:
	 http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=25741&atid=385117
	 You may also report them directly to the authors; send	an email to
	 core.devel.alat@corest.com, describing	the problem the	most you can,
	 containing also machine description, hardware description, the	con-
	 figuration file (/usr/local/etc/syslog.conf), the OS description, and
	 the invoking command line.  The more you describe the bug, the	faster
	 we can	fix it.

Core-SDI			 Nov 06, 2001			      Core-SDI

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