rsyslog 8.28.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.28.0. This release features a lot of changes. Again, the most notable change is a way more robust, yet still experimental, support for Kafka output and input. In addition to this, there is a new build requirement for librelp 1.2.14 du to API requirements in imrelp and many changes/fixes for omfwd, […]

rsyslog 8.26.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.26.0. This release has liblognorm 2.0.3 as a build requirement. Also, there were quite some changes like internal error messages are enabled at all times and many more fixes and additions to modules like imrelp, imptcp, omfwd and many many more. For a complete list of changes, fixes and enhancements, please […]

rsyslog 8.19.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.19.0. This is mostly a bug-fixing release. Among the big number of fixes are a few additions to the testbench and some minor enhancements for several modules (like imrelp, omelasticsearch) to provide more convenience. To get a full overview over the changes, please take a look at the Changelog. ChangeLog: […]

rsyslog 8.3.2 (v8-devel) released

We have just released 8.3.2 of the v8-devel branch. This is primarily a bug-fixing release, but it also adds the ability to extract parts of a timestamp via the property replacer and adds support for per-listener imrelp rulesets (thanks to bobthesecurityguy for the patch!). ChangeLog: Download: As always, feedback is appreciated. Best regards, […]

rsyslog 7.6.0 (v7-stable) released

This is the first release of rsyslog 7.6 in the v7-stable branch. Since 7.4 a lot of new functions have found their way into rsyslog. With 7.6 being the successor of the 7.5 development branch, everything that has been added there has now found its way into the stable version. The major additions consist of […]

rsyslog 8.1.4 (v8-devel) released

We have just released 8.1.4 of the v8-devel branch. This release adds the capability to set a variable based on a template. It also adds KEEPALIVE support to the RELP modules (which now require librelp 1.2.2+ for this reason). It also adds some usability enhancements and bug fixes. Note that this release can be considered […]

Changelog for 8.1.4 (v8-devel)

Version 8.1.4 [devel] 2014-01-10 add exec_template() RainerScript function imrelp: support for TCP KEEPALIVE added bumped librelp dependency to 1.2.2 to support new KEEPALIVE feature Add directives for numerically specifying GIDs/UIDs The already present directives (FileOwner, FileGroup, DirOwner, DirGroup) translate names to numerical IDs, which depends on the user information being available during rsyslog’s startup. This […]

rsyslog statistic counter plugin imrelp

Plugin – imrelp This plugin maintains statistics for each listener. The statistic by default is named “imrelp” , followed by the listener port in parenthesis. For  example, the counter for a listener on port 514 is called “imprelp(514)”. If the input is given a name, that input name is used instead of “imrelp”. This counter […]

Using TLS with RELP

In this guide, we want to describe how to setup rsyslog with a RELP connection which is to be secured with TLS. For this guide you need at least rsyslog 7.5.1 and librelp 1.1.3 as well as gnutls 2.10.0 or above. These need to be installed on the server as well on the clients. The […]

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 […]

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