abrt-ReportUploader (7) - Linux Man Pages

NAME

ReportUploader plugin for abrt(8)

DESCRIPTION

abrt is a daemon which watches for application crashes. When a crash occurs, it collects the crash data and performs some actions according to the configuration. This manual page describes the ReportUploader plugin for abrt. This plugin will send a report to an anonymous FTP site. It's intended for use in cases where a ticketing system is associated with the FTP site, but the ticketing system has no way to automatically create new tickets, or add to existing tickets. Customer Name is put in config file. Ticket name (or number) is also put in config file. If no ticket name is configured, assume ticketing system should create a new ticket. This information is added to the report, the report is copied into a compressed, optionally encrypted, tarball. Then the tarball is FTP'd to the upload site. Then a status string is displayed to the user showing the name of the file on the FTP site, it's MD5SUM, and it's encryption key. This information can be pasted into a ticket in the ticketing system.

INVOCATION

The plugin is invoked in the abrt.conf configuration file. No parameters are necessary.

CONFIGURATION

The ReportUploader.conf configuration file contains entries in a format "Option = Value". The options are:

Customer

This is the customer's name or other customer identifier.

Ticket

This is the ticket name or number.

Encrypt

"yes" for encrypt upload, anything else for not.

Upload

"yes" for for upload to FTP site, anything else for copy to local /tmp.

URL

URL of upload site (ie. ftp://support.com/upload).

EXAMPLES

This is a snippet from the abrt.conf configuration file. Log all the C/C++ application crashes: [AnalyzerActionsAndReporters]
CCpp = RHUpload

AUTHOR

Plugin and man page by Gavin Romig-Koch <gavin [at] redhat.com>.

SEE ALSO

abrt(8), abrt.conf(5), abrt-plugins(7)