elcsd(8)elcsd(8)Nameelcsd - error logging daemon
The daemon logs hardware and system-related error packets, or error
messages, from the kernel errorlog buffer to the file syserr.<host‐
name>. Hostname is the name of the local system. At system startup,
the daemon is invoked out of For further information, see The daemon
must be running whenever the system is in multiuser mode.
To invoke the daemon in single-user mode, use the command with the -s
You can configure the daemon to log error packets locally from a remote
ULTRIX host, or you can configure the daemon to send local error pack‐
ets to a remote system. Do this by changing the entries in the file.
For further information, see The daemon uses an internet datagram
socket to log information across systems.
Parameters related to such as the desired location for the errorlog
file or files, as well as instructions for local and remote logging,
can be specified in the error logging configuration file, For further
You must have superuser privileges to invoke the daemon.
The daemon logs general status and error messages to in multiuser mode.
This file is purged whenever the daemon is restarted.
FilesSee Alsoelcsd.conf(5), eli(8), rc(8), uerf(8)
Guide to the Error Logger
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