Railo 4.2 Reference
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Writes a message to a log file.


writelog(string text,[string type,[boolean application,[string file,[string log]]]]):void


The arguments for this function are set. You can not use other arguments except the following ones.
Name Type Required Description
text string  Yes Message text to log.  
type string  No Type (severity) of the message:
  • information (default)
  • warning
  • error
  • fatal  
  • application boolean  No log application name, if it is specified in a cfapplication tag.  
    file string  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.  
    log string  No If you omit the file argument, writes messages to standard log file. Ignored, if you specify file argument.
  • 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.