rsyslog 8.30.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.30.0. This release features a large number of changes. First we should mention the new build requirements for libfastjson 0.99.7 and the build recommendation for imjournal being libsystemd-journal >= 234. Notable changes are that (JSON) variables are now handled case-insensitive by default, imjournal being able to switch to persistent journal in […]

Changelog for 7.6.1 (v7-stable)

Version 7.6.1 [v7.6-stable] 2014-03-13 added “action.reportSuspension” action parameter This now permits to control handling on a per-action basis rather to the previous “global setting only”. “action resumed” message now also specifies module type which makes troubleshooting a bit easier. Note that we cannot output all the config details (like destination etc) as this would require […]

Changelog for 7.5.1 (v7-devel)

Version 7.5.1 [devel] 2013-06-26 librelp 1.1.3 is required – older versions can lead to a segfault add mmfields, which among others supports easy parsing of CEF messages omrelp: * new parameter “compression.prioritystring” to control encryption parameters used by GnuTLS imrelp: * new parameter “compression.dhbits” to control the number of bits being used for Diffie-Hellman key […]

rsyslog 7.4.1 (v7-stable) released

This is a maintenance release, consisting primarily of bug fixes. Note that imjournal was extended to support rate-limiting, as this is needed as a safeguard for problems in systemd journal which in turn caused grief to rsyslog. See Rainer’s blog posting for more details: ChangeLog: Download: As always, feedback is appreciated. Best […]

Changelog for 7.4.1 (v7-stable)

Version 7.4.1  [v7.4-stable] 2013-06-17 imjournal: add ratelimiting capability The original imjournal code did not support ratelimiting at all. We now have our own ratelimiter. This can mitigate against journal database corruption, when the journal re-sends old data. This is a current bug in systemd journal, but we won’t outrule this to happen in the future […]

Changelog for 7.4.0 (v7-stable)

Version 7.4.0  [v7.4-stable] 2013-06-06 This starts a new stable branch based on 7.3.15 plus the following changes: add –enable-cached-man-pages ./configure option permits to build rsyslog on a system where rst2man is not installed. In that case, cached versions of the man pages are used (they were built during “make dist”, so they should be current […]

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