Upon start, rsyslog checks if it is running as pid 1. If so, this is a clear indication it is running inside a container. This changes some parameter defaults:

  • Control-C is enabled

  • no pid file is written

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.

Scroll to top