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rsyslog 8.24.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.24.0. This first release for 2017 brings a lot of changes. Most are detail enhancements for different modules. The biggest change is probably, that rsyslog now builds on the AIX platform.  Also 8.24.0 has two new message modification modules, which might be worth checking out. And a very useful addition is […]

rsyslog statistic counter plugin imudp

Plugin – imudp This plugin maintains statistics for each listener and for each worker thread. The listener statistic is named starting with “imudp”, followed followed by the listener IP, a colon and port in parenthesis. For example, the counter for a listener on port 514 (on all IPs) with no set name is called “imudp(*:514)”. […]

rsyslog 7.5.5 (v7-devel) released

This release offers some important bug fixes and exciting new features. Most importantly, imudp can now use multiple input threads for even higher UDP input throughput. And imfile now longer has a hardcoded limit on the number of files that can be monitored. You can now monitor as many files as you like. Support for […]

Changelog for 7.5.5 (v7-devel)

Version 7.5.5 [devel] 2013-10-16 imfile: permit to monitor an unlimited number of files imptcp: add “defaultTZ” input parameter imudp: support for multiple receiver threads added imudp: add “dfltTZ” input config parameter bugfix: memory leak in mmnormalize bugfix: mmutf8fix did not properly handle invalid UTF-8 at END of message if the very last character sequence was […]

rsyslog 7.5.3 (v7-devel) released

This release offers important new features like support for global and local variables, improvements in imfile multi-line handling and enhancements in the statistics subsystem. It also include bug fixes, including those imported from 7.4.4. Note that the new imfile multi-line handling may cause a change of behaviour if you use it together with the input() […]

Changelog for 7.5.3 (v7-devel)

Version 7.5.3 [devel] 2013-09-11 imfile: support for escaping LF characters added embedded LF in syslog messages cause a lot of trouble. imfile now has the capability to escape them to “#012″ (just like the regular control character escape option). This requires new-style input statements to be used. If legacy configuration statements are used, LF escaping […]

Changelog for 7.4.2 (v7-stable)

Version 7.4.2 [v7.4-stable] 2013-07-04 bugfix: in RFC5425 TLS, multiple wildcards in auth could cause segfault bugfix: RainerScript object required parameters were not properly checked – this clould result to segfaults on startup if parameters were missing. bugfix: double-free in omelasticsearch closes: http://bugzilla.adiscon.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461 a security advisory for this bug is available at: http://www.lsexperts.de/advisories/lse-2013-07-03.txt PLEASE NOTE: This […]

rsyslog 7.4.2 (v7-stable) released

This is a maintenance release, consisting primarily of bug fixes. It also provides a fix for a potential security issue in omelasticsearch. Please note that the security issue only exists in non-default configuration if the “errorfile” parameter was specified. ChangeLog: http://www.rsyslog.com/changelog-for-7-4-2-v7-stable/ Download: http://www.rsyslog.com/rsyslog-7-4-2-v7-stable/ As always, feedback is appreciated. Best regards, Florian Riedl

rsyslog 7.3.2 (v7-devel) released

This release introduced a totally new rate-limiting system for all modules as well as much better “last message repeated n times” handling. For details, please see Rainer’s blog at http://blog.gerhards.net/2012/10/rate-limiting-in-rsyslog-732.html Besides this feature, the version also includes enhancements for omelasticsearch as well as input batching support for imudp (which should provide some performance boost on […]

rsyslog statistics counter

Rsyslog supports statistic counters via the impstats module. It is important to know that impstats and friends only provides an infrastructure where core components and plugins can register statistics counter. This FAQ entry tries to describe all counters available, but please keep in mind that there may exist that we  do not know about. When […]

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