RSyslog Documentation


Type: global configuration parameter

Default: system default for user libraries, e.g. /usr/local/lib/rsyslog/


Provides the default directory in which loadable modules reside. This may be used to specify an alternate location that is not based on the system default. If the system default is used, there is no need to specify this parameter. Please note that it is vitally important to end the path name with a slash, else module loads will fail.


$ModDir /usr/rsyslog/libs/  # note the trailing slash!

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:

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