Author image Julian Mehnle


Courier::Filter::Logger::Syslog - Syslog logger for the Courier::Filter framework


    use Courier::Filter::Logger::Syslog;

    my $logger = Courier::Filter::Logger::Syslog->new();

    # For use in an individual filter module:
    my $module = Courier::Filter::Module::My->new(
        logger => $logger,

    # For use as a global Courier::Filter logger object:
    my $filter = Courier::Filter->new(
        logger => $logger,


This class is a syslog logger class for use with Courier::Filter and its filter modules. It is derived from Courier::Filter::Logger::IOHandle.


The following constructor is provided:

new: returns Courier::Filter::Logger::Syslog; throws Courier::Error

Creates a new logger that logs messages to syslog.

Instance methods

The following instance methods are provided, as inherited from Courier::Filter::Logger::IOHandle:

log_error($text): throws Perl exceptions

Logs the error message given as $text (a string which may contain newlines).

log_rejected_message($message, $reason): throws Perl exceptions

Logs the Courier::Message given as $message as having been rejected due to $reason (a string which may contain newlines).


Courier::Filter::Logger::IOHandle, Courier::Filter::Logger, Courier::Filter::Overview.

For AVAILABILITY, SUPPORT, and LICENSE information, see Courier::Filter::Overview.


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