Logger Configuration

Loggers record the state of every monitor after each interval.

Loggers are defined in the main configuration file, which by default is monitor.ini. The section name is the name of your logger, which you should then add to the loggers configuration value.

Common options

These options are common to all logger types.

type
Type

string

Required

true

the type of the logger; one of those in the list below.

depend
Type

comma-separated list of string

Required

false

Default

none

a list of monitors this logger depends on. If any of them fail, no attempt will be made to log.

groups
Type

comma-separated list of string

Required

false

Default

default

list of monitor groups this logger should record. Use the special value _all to match all groups. See the group setting for monitors.

tz
Type

string

Required

false

Default

UTC

the timezone to convert date/times to

dateformat
Type

string

Required

false

Default

timestamp

the date format to write for log lines. (Note that the timezone is controlled by the tz configuration value.) Accepted values are:

  • timestamp (UNIX timestamp)

  • iso8601 (YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS)