cflog

Writes a message to a log file.

 <cflog text="">

 cflog(text="");

Attribute Reference for the cflog tag

text

Required: Yes
Message text to log.

log

Required: No
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
application-specific messages.
Scheduler: writes to Scheduler.log, normally used to log
the execution of scheduled tasks. Values:
  • Application
  • Scheduler

file

Required: No
Message file. Specify only the main part of the filename.
For example, to log to the Testing.log file, specify
"Testing".

The file must be located in the default log directory. You
cannot specify a directory path. If the file does not
exist, it is created automatically, with the suffix .log.

type

Required: No
Type (severity) of the message Values:
  • information
  • warning
  • error
  • fatal

application

Required: No
log application name, if it is specified in a cfapplication
tag.

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" >

Script Syntax

writeLog(text = "Logging some info.", type = "information", application = "no", file = "myLogFile");

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