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Werk #5503: cmk-update-agent: Convenient logging on Linux

ComponentAgent Bakery
Titlecmk-update-agent: Convenient logging on Linux
Date2018-07-10 08:03:36
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Enterprise Edition (CEE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1,1.5.0b9
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

The Agent Updater now makes use of its logging capabilities more conveniently. Only ERRORs and WARNINGs will be logged to syslog.

Additionally, a detailed log will be created at /var/lib/check_mk_agent/cmk-update-agent.log when running as plugin. It will be rotated every 5MB with a maximum of 3 backups. This improves our capabilities for an a-posteriori error analysis.

When running cmk-update-agent manually, a logfile can be specified using the -l flag.