RainerScript is a scripting language specifically designed and well-suited for processing network events and configuring event processors. It is the prime configuration language used for rsyslog. Please note that RainerScript may not be abbreviated as rscript, because that’s somebody else’s trademark.

Some limited RainerScript support is available since rsyslog 3.12.0 (for expression support). In v5, “if .. then” statements are supported. The first full implementation is available since rsyslog v6.

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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

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Contributing to Rsyslog:

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