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11.2. syslog support

The following three options allow to configure yum syslog behavior.
Sets the id, program name to be use for syslog messages.
Sets the "facility" name for syslog messages generated by yum, see man syslog(3). It defaults to ‘LOG_USER’.
Tells yum where to send syslog messages. It may be a local device (path) or a string of the form computer:port to use a remote syslog system. If it is not defined, or if it points to a nonexistent device, then syslog is disabled. By default, it is /dev/log.
Displays YUM syslog messages in Fedora.
# grep yum /var/log/messages | tail
Oct  1 16:20:33 movix yum[10917]: Installed: ruby-dbus-0.3.0-1.fc13.noarch
Oct  1 17:40:45 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-cairo-1.8.5-1.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:40:47 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-pango-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:40:49 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-gdkpixbuf2-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:40:51 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-libart2-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:40:53 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-atk-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:40:58 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-gtk2-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:41:00 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-gnomecanvas2-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  1 17:41:02 movix yum[12154]: Installed: ruby-gnome2-0.19.4-2.fc13.x86_64
Oct  2 07:27:22 movix yum[16700]: Installed: fwsnort-1.0.6-7.fc13.noarch