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rsyslog 8.31.0 (v8-stable) released

Today, we release rsyslog 8.31. This is probably one of the biggest releases in the past couple of years. While it also offers great new functionality, what really important about it is the focus on further improved software quality. For a more detailed description, please read Rainer’s blog post. Detailed information about the huge list of changes […]

Using MongoDB with rsyslog and LogAnalyzer

In this scenario we want to receive cee-formatted messages from a different system with rsyslog, store the messages with MongoDB and then display the stored messages with Adiscon LogAnalyzer. This is a very common use-case. Please read through the complete guide before starting. We will split this guide in 3 main parts. These parts can […]

Changelog for 7.2.1 (v7-stable)

Version 7.2.1  [v7-stable] 2012-10-29 bugfix: ruleset()-object did only support a single statement added -D rsyslogd option to enable config parser debug mode improved syntax error messages by outputting the error token the rsyslog core now suspeneds actions after 10 failures in a row This was former the case after 1,000 failures and could cause rsyslog […]

Changelog for 6.5.1 (v6-beta)

Version 6.5.1 [BETA] 2012-10-11 added tool “logctl” to handle lumberjack logs in MongoDB imfile ported to new v6 config interface imfile now supports config parameter for maximum number of submits which is a fine-tuning parameter in regard to input baching added pure JSON output plugin parameter passing mode ommongodb now supports templates bugfix: imtcp could […]

rsyslog 6.5.1 (v6-beta) released

This is the new v6-beta, which includes the full v6-subset of the new config language as well as somewhat improved support for lumberjack/CEE. This version concludes development efforts for v6. Note that it is recommended to use v7 if you do not have any special need for v6. ChangeLog: http://www.rsyslog.com/changelog-for-6-5-1-v6-beta/ Download: http://www.rsyslog.com/rsyslog-6-5-1-beta/ As always, feedback […]

Main Advantages of rsyslog v7 vs. v5

Why rsyslog V7: greatly improved configuration language – the new language is much more intuitive than the legacy format. It will also prevent some typical mistakes simply by not permitting these invalid constructs. Note that legacy format is still fully supported (and you can of course do the same mistakes if you use legacy format). […]

How to use rsyslog and MongoDB

rsyslog is since version 6.1.3 capable of using a output module called “ommongodb” to write log messages to mongodb. To achieve this, several packages are needed: mongodb mongodb-server php-pecl-mongo libmongo-client libglib2.0-dev These and of course rsyslog are needed. The packages are easily installed via a package manager. And the installation steps for rsyslog are the […]

rsyslog 7.1.0 (v7-devel) released

This release kicks off rsyslog v7. Version 7.1.0 is very similar to v6-devel, except that it contains the important capability to work with hierarchical properties. Note that this version does not yet contain the new ruleengine work – this will be part of the next v7 release. This release is primarily intended for those interested […]

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