(PHP 4, PHP 5)
openlog — Open connection to system logger
openlog() opens a connection to the system logger for a program.
The use of openlog() is optional. It will automatically be called by syslog() if necessary, in which case
ident will default to
ident is added to each message.
option argument is used to indicate what logging options will be used when generating a log message.
| ||if there is an error while sending data to the system logger, write directly to the system console|
| ||open the connection to the logger immediately|
| ||(default) delay opening the connection until the first message is logged|
| ||print log message also to standard error|
| ||include PID with each message|
facility argument is used to specify what type of program is logging the message. This allows you to specify (in your machine's syslog configuration) how messages coming from different facilities will be handled.
| || security/authorization messages (use |
| ||security/authorization messages (private)|
| ||clock daemon (cron and at)|
| ||other system daemons|
| ||kernel messages|
| ||reserved for local use, these are not available in Windows|
| ||line printer subsystem|
| ||mail subsystem|
| ||USENET news subsystem|
| ||messages generated internally by syslogd|
| ||generic user-level messages|
| ||UUCP subsystem|
LOG_USERis the only valid log type under Windows operating systems
TRUE on success or
FALSE on failure.