Type: global configuration parameter



The $umask parameter allows to specify the rsyslogd processes’ umask. If not specified, the system-provided default is used. The value given must always be a 4-digit octal number, with the initial digit being zero.

If $umask is specified multiple times in the configuration file, results may be somewhat unpredictable. It is recommended to specify it only once.


$umask 0000

This sample removes all restrictions.

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See also

Help with configuring/using Rsyslog:

See also

Contributing to Rsyslog:

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