Syslog Example

This example illustrates how to configure Jobly to send all logger events to a local or remote syslog.

Enabling syslog UDP connection

Note that for this example to work, your syslog server must be configured to accept UDP connections.

Edit /etc/rsyslog.conf and uncomment these lines:

# provides UDP syslog reception
input(type="imudp" port="514")


# config/jobly.rb
Jobly.configure do |config|
  # Log to local syslog and use the system name `jobly` and tag `demo`
  config.log = "syslog://jobly:[email protected]:514"
  config.log_level = 'warn'
# jobs/hello.rb
class Hello < Jobly::Job
  def execute(name: 'bob')
    puts "Hello #{name}" "said hello to #{name}"

Commands to Try

cd examples/syslog

# Install additional gem dependencies
bundle install

# Start watching the syslog
sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog

# Start both the server and the worker
foreman start

# Send jobs from the command line to the API
jobly send Hello