Syslogd CGI

The syslog package enables to log messages local to memory, to a local disk (e.g. USB), or remote to another server. For the local memory a FIFO buffer is used, with a default size of 200KB.

Setup in Freetz web-interface

Howto Syslog Setup

Usage of syslog

The syslog messages can be displayed via the web-interface via:

Status > Syslog

You can filter on some items depending on your configuration and used packages (e.g. hostapd, login, INADYN).

Another option is to view the messages via a telnet or ssh connection using the following commands:


You can monitor the syslog messages where all new messages are displayed using the command:

logread -f

(With CTRL-C you can stop the monitoring.)