RSyslog Documentation

Installing and configuring Rsyslog

General procedures to install and configure.

Installing from packages

How to install using apt-get, yum, etc.

Installing from sources

How to compile the sources into your system.

Testing configuration blocks

#### MODULES ####

# Load (i)nput and (o)utput (m)odules
module(load="imuxsock")
module(load="imklog")
module(load="imudp")
module(load="imtcp")
module(load="imrelp")
module(load="omrelp")
module(load="impstats" interval="3600" severity="7" log.syslog="off" log.file="/var/log/rsyslog-stats.log")

# Module parameters
input(type="imrelp" port="1514" ruleset="remote")
input(type="imtcp" port="514" ruleset="remote")
input(type="imudp" port="514" ruleset="remote")

#### GLOBAL DIRECTIVES ####

# Use default timestamp format
$ActionFileDefaultTemplate RSYSLOG_TraditionalFileFormat

# Spool files
$WorkDirectory /var/spool/rsyslog

# Filter duplicate messages
$RepeatedMsgReduction on

#### RULES ####

#...cut out standard log rules for brevity...#

ruleset(name="remote"){

           action(Name="storage"
                 Type="omrelp"
                 Target="10.1.1.100"
                 Port="514"
                 Action.ExecOnlyWhenPreviousIsSuspended="on"
                 queue.FileName="storage-buffer"
                 queue.SaveOnShutdown="on"
                 queue.Type="LinkedList"
                 Action.ResumeInterval="30"
                 Action.ResumeRetryCount="-1"
                 Timeout="5")

           action(Name="analysis"
                 Type="omrelp"
                 Target="10.1.1.101"
                 Port="514"
                 Action.ExecOnlyWhenPreviousIsSuspended="on"
                 queue.FileName="analysis-buffer"
                 queue.SaveOnShutdown="on"
                 queue.Type="LinkedList"
                 Action.ResumeInterval="30"
                 Action.ResumeRetryCount="-1"
                 Timeout="5")

            action(Name="indexer"
                 Type="omfwd"
                 Target="10.1.1.102"
                 Protocol="tcp"
                 Port="514"
                 Action.ExecOnlyWhenPreviousIsSuspended="on"
                 queue.FileName="indexer-buffer"
                 queue.SaveOnShutdown="on"
                 queue.Type="LinkedList"
                 Action.ResumeInterval="30"
                 Action.ResumeRetryCount="-1"
                 Timeout="5")
}

#### INCLUDES ####

# Includes config files (Do these last)
$IncludeConfig /etc/rsyslog.d/*.conf

Note

You’ll learn exactly how to load each file/format in the next section.

dest_dir

Destination directory.

-m <module>, --module <module>

Run a module as a script.

nome_envvar

Descrevendo um programa.

-r

Work recursively.

-r revision

Specify the revision to work upon.


PAPER

You can set this variable to select a paper size.


todo:

Este item é do TO DO.

todolist:

none

FIM

See also

Help with configuring/using Rsyslog:

  • Mailing list - best route for general questions
  • GitHub: rsyslog source project - detailed questions, reporting issues that are believed to be bugs with Rsyslog
  • Stack Exchange (View, Ask) - experimental support from rsyslog community

See also

Contributing to Rsyslog:

Copyright 2008-2020 Rainer Gerhards (Großrinderfeld), and Others.

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