rsyslog

The rocket-fast system for log processing

Welcome to Rsyslog

Rsyslog is a rocket-fast system for log processing. It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. While it started as a regular syslogd, rsyslog has evolved into a kind of swiss army knife of logging, being able to

  • accept inputs from a wide variety of sources,
  • transform them,
  • and output the results to diverse destinations.

Rsyslog has a strong enterprise focus but also scales down to small systems. It supports, among others, MySQL, PostgreSQL, failover log destinations, ElasticSearch, syslog/tcp transport, fine grain output format control, high precision timestamps, queued operations and the ability to filter on any message part.

Manual

Sponsors and Community

Please visit the rsyslog Sponsor’s Page to honor the project sponsors or become one yourself! We are very grateful for any help towards the project goals.

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Built on Feb 21, 2018 from branch master, commit a26cdc5.

See also

If you would like to contribute to these docs, but are unsure where to start, please see the rsyslog-doc project README for an overview of the process. If you would like to contribute to the main source project, please review the contribution guidelines listed in the rsyslog project README.

If you have a question about these docs or Rsyslog in general, please see the following resources:

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