Use this documentation with care! It describes
the heavily outdated version 5, which was actively
developed around 2010 and is considered dead by the
rsyslog team for many years now.
This documentation reflects the latest update of the previously existing (now removed) v5-stable branch. It describes the 5.10.2 version, which was never released. As such, it contains some content that does not apply to any released version.
To obtain the doc that properly matches your installed v5 version, obtain the doc set from your distro. Each version of rsyslog contained the version that exactly matches it.
As general advise, it is strongly suggested to upgrade to the current version supported by the rsyslog project. The current version can always be found on the right-hand side info box on the rsyslog web site.
Note that there is no rsyslog community support available for this heavily outdated version. If you need to stick with it, please ask your distribution for support.
Type: global configuration directive
Default: depending on -e
This directive specifies whether or not repeated messages should be reduced (this is the “Last line repeated n times” feature). If set to on, repeated messages are reduced. If set to off, every message is logged. Please note that this directive overrides the -e command line option. In case -e is given, it is just the default value until the first RepeatedMsgReduction directive is encountered.
This directives affects selector lines until a new directive is specified.
$RepeatedMsgReduction off # log every message
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