acuserve writes information to the Windows event log or UNIX syslog when something of significance to a system administrator happens, such as acuserve starting and stopping, acuserve halting because of an unrecoverable error, or other emergency-type events. If a UNIX system does not support syslog, AcuServer writes these messages to /dev/console instead. This information is also output to the error log.
On Windows, the event messages to go to any computer in the network. Use the WINNT-EVENTLOG-DOMAIN variable to set the UNC name of the computer(s) to which you want to send event log messages. The machine that you specify must give acuserve access privileges or the event log output will fail.