Type: global configuration parameter
This option specifies the prefix character to be used for control character escaping (see option $EscapeControlCharactersOnReceive). By default, it is ‘', which is backwards-compatible with sysklogd. Change it to ‘#’ in order to be compliant to the value that is somewhat suggested by Internet-Draft syslog-protocol.
IMPORTANT: do not use the ‘ character. This is reserved and will most probably be used in the future as a character delimiter. For the same reason, the syntax of this parameter will probably change in future releases.
$EscapeControlCharactersOnReceive # # as of syslog-protocol
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