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eventlogadm (8)

Name

eventlogadm - push records into the Samba event log store

Synopsis

eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o addsource EVENTLOG SOURCENAME MSGFILE

eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o write EVENTLOG

eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o dump EVENTLOG RECORD_NUMBER

Description

System Administration tools                                     EVENTLOGADM(8)



NAME
       eventlogadm - push records into the Samba event log store

SYNOPSIS
       eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o addsource EVENTLOG SOURCENAME MSGFILE

       eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o write EVENTLOG

       eventlogadm [-s] [-d] [-h] -o dump EVENTLOG RECORD_NUMBER

DESCRIPTION
       This tool is part of the samba(1) suite.

       eventlogadm is a filter that accepts formatted event log records on
       standard input and writes them to the Samba event log store. Windows
       client can then manipulate these record using the usual administration
       tools.

OPTIONS
       -s FILENAME
           The -s option causes eventlogadm to load the configuration file
           given as FILENAME instead of the default one used by Samba.

       -d
           The -d option causes eventlogadm to emit debugging information.

       -o addsource EVENTLOG SOURCENAME MSGFILE
           The -o addsource option creates a new event log source.

       -o write EVENTLOG
           The -o write reads event log records from standard input and writes
           them to the Samba event log store named by EVENTLOG.

       -o dump EVENTLOG RECORD_NUMBER
           The -o dump reads event log records from a EVENTLOG tdb and dumps
           them to standard output on screen.

       -h
           Print usage information.

EVENTLOG RECORD FORMAT
       For the write operation, eventlogadm expects to be able to read
       structured records from standard input. These records are a sequence of
       lines, with the record key and data separated by a colon character.
       Records are separated by at least one or more blank line.

       The event log record field are:

              o    LEN - This field should be 0, since eventlogadm will
                  calculate this value.

              o    RS1 - This must be the value 1699505740.

              o    RCN - This field should be 0.

              o    TMG - The time the eventlog record was generated; format is
                  the number of seconds since 00:00:00 January 1, 1970, UTC.

              o    TMW - The time the eventlog record was written; format is
                  the number of seconds since 00:00:00 January 1, 1970, UTC.

              o    EID - The eventlog ID.

              o    ETP - The event type -- one of "INFO", "ERROR", "WARNING",
                  "AUDIT SUCCESS" or "AUDIT FAILURE".

              o    ECT - The event category; this depends on the message file.
                  It is primarily used as a means of filtering in the eventlog
                  viewer.

              o    RS2 - This field should be 0.

              o    CRN - This field should be 0.

              o    USL - This field should be 0.

              o    SRC - This field contains the source name associated with
                  the event log. If a message file is used with an event log,
                  there will be a registry entry for associating this source
                  name with a message file DLL.

              o    SRN - The name of the machine on which the eventlog was
                  generated. This is typically the host name.

              o    STR - The text associated with the eventlog. There may be
                  more than one string in a record.

              o    DAT - This field should be left unset.

EXAMPLES
       An example of the record format accepted by eventlogadm:

                LEN: 0
                RS1: 1699505740
                RCN: 0
                TMG: 1128631322
                TMW: 1128631322
                EID: 1000
                ETP: INFO
                ECT: 0
                RS2: 0
                CRN: 0
                USL: 0
                SRC: cron
                SRN: dmlinux
                STR: (root) CMD ( rm -f /var/spool/cron/lastrun/cron.hourly)
                DAT:


       Set up an eventlog source, specifying a message file DLL:

                eventlogadm -o addsource Application MyApplication | \\
                     %SystemRoot%/system32/MyApplication.dll


       Filter messages from the system log into an event log:

                tail -f /var/log/messages | \\
                     my_program_to_parse_into_eventlog_records | \\
                          eventlogadm SystemLogEvents


VERSION
       This man page is part of version 4.9.3 of the Samba suite.

AUTHOR
       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by
       Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open
       Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | service/network/samba |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile              |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
NOTES
       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/samba-4.9.3.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.samba.org/.



Samba 4.9.3                       01/24/2019                    EVENTLOGADM(8)