Use logger to write a messages to log files.

The basic syntax for logger is logger message. It does not require any options if you are just going to write a message to the logfile and you want to write to the default /var/log/messages at the notice level.

root# logger Added a new disk to a machine

You can see a message in /var/log/message file. Also you can run this command with option -s Log the message to standard error, as well as the system log.

root# logger -s Added a new disk to a machine

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