Install rsyslog on Alpine

The Adiscon Alpine Repository  supports recent rsyslog versions for Alpine Linux including necessary third party packages. To install rsyslog on Alpine, simply execute the following commands as root from the commandline: cd /etc/apk/keys wget echo ‘’ >> /etc/apk/repositories apk update apk add rsyslog   Questions? Suggestions? Bug Reports? Provide it here: Feedback is appreciated!

Install rsyslog on Ubuntu

The Adiscon Ubuntu Repository has been setup to provide the latest rsyslog versions on Ubuntu including necessary third party packages. We support those Ubuntu versions that have not yet reached end of life as of Ubuntu policy. For some Ubuntu versions beyond end of life, we may have packages in the PPA, but these may […]

Install rsyslog on RHEL/CENTOS

  The Adiscon RPM Repository supports recent rsyslog versions for RHEL/CentOS 7, 8 and 9 including third party packages. Using the daily stable build Packages for rsyslog’s daily stable are created every night and updated at 01:00 am CET. Note: for historical reasons, the repository is called “v8-stable-nightly”. This does not imply it is a […]

Install locations for rsyslog

Not everyone uses the same linux distributions. If Linux at all. And some distributions store files different than others. When building a test environment, we stumbled upon the problem, that if we tried the usual know method ./configure –libdir=/lib –sbindir=/sbin rsyslog won’t work. Even if there is already rsyslog installed, but we want to use […]

Installing RSyslog 5 on RHEL 4 / 5

To have rsyslog working correctly on RHEL 4 or 5, some conditions have to be met. The method described has been tested with rsyslog 5.7.1. First of all compile and install the dependencies. gnutls-2.8.6.tar.bz2 libgcrypt-1.4.6.tar.gz libgpg-error-1.9.tar.gz libtasn1-2.2.tar.gz After that, you can install rsyslog using the following commands: ./configure PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig –enable-gnutls make make install It could […]

AWS rsyslog – Message Drop Filter

The rsyslog message drop filter feature allows you to delete unwanted messages by hostname and tag. This filtering capability is always enabled and can be easily configured by updating a simple JSON file. To modify the drop rules, follow these steps: The sample file looks as follows: The parts in italics are the actual filters […]

RSyslog Windows Agent license document – EULA

RSyslog Windows Agent Version 7.4 Final Release End User License Agreement 2023-06-15 This binary code license (“License”) contains rights and restrictions associated with use of the accompanying software and documentation (“Software”). Read the License carefully before installing the Software. By installing the Software you agree to the terms and conditions of this License. 1. Limited […]

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