Writes a message to a log file.
- ColdFusion 5 New Functions and Tags
Attribute Reference for the cflog tag
If you omit the file attribute, writes messages to standard log
file. Ignored, if you specify file attribute.
Application: writes to Application.log, normally used for
Scheduler: writes to Scheduler.log, normally used to log
the execution of scheduled tasks.
Message file. Specify only the main part of the filename.
For example, to log
to the Testing.log file, specify
The file must be located in the default log
cannot specify a directory path. If the file does not
exist, it is created automatically, with the suffix .log.
Type (severity) of the message
log application name, if it is specified in a cfapplication
Examples sample code using the cflog tag
Log to a file you specify
CFLog will create a file or append to a file named myAppLog.log in the servers logs directory.
<cflog file="myAppLog" text="Whatever you want to log." type="information" >
writeLog(text = "Logging some info.", type = "information", application = "no", file = "myLogFile");