syslog - enables and disables printing to the console
device, /dev/console, by the syslogd daemon.
syslog [console_on | console_off]
The arguments to this command are as follows: Starts
printing to the console by the syslogd daemon. Stops
printing to the console by the syslogd daemon.
Under certain circumstances you may need to control the
volume of information messages displayed on the console
device. The syslog command enables you to control the syslogd
daemon's capability to print messages to the console
Starting the syslogd daemon with the -s option has the
same effect as using the following command: syslog console_off.
You must be root user to execute this command
and the command will fail with no errors for any unauthorized
The information is still logged in a log file, providing
that logging is enabled on your system.
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