Re: install logging
On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 11:03:39PM -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>If in the course of a debian install I need to execute a shell and logs are
>being preserved, will what I type in the shell also be saved to one of the
Not by default, no.
>I have a procedure to get a secure wifi login done after reboot and
>post-install and this way I could send logs and it would be available
>for others. The secure wifi connection happens with ifup with a
>little help from wpa_passphrase and grep and ex.
You could save the information in a clunky way by using "logger" on
the command line, something like (untested!):
# logger -t my-script "<commands>"
# <commands> | logger -t my-script 2>&1
That way you'll have to issue each of your commands twice, first to
log what you're sending and secondly to run it, with output redirected
to logger. "logger" is a tool to put things in syslog.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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