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rsyslog 8.7.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.7.0. Version 8.7.0 contains various improvements and additions to a wide array of modules, like imfile, imptcp, improvements to RainerScript and mmnormalize (thanks to Singh Janmejay) and a couple of other improvements. But, the biggest addition is the new omkafka module that now allows direct writing to Apache Kafka. This release […]

Performance Tuning&Tests for the Elasticsearch Output

Original post: Rsyslog 8.1 Elasticsearch Output Performance by @Sematext Version 8 brings major changes in rsyslog’s core – see Rainer’s presentation about it for more details. Those changes should give outputs better performance, and the Elasticsearch one should benefit a lot. Since we’re using rsyslog and Elasticsearch in Sematext‘s own log analytics product, Logsene, we […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Changelog for 7.1.5 (v7-devel)

Version 7.1.5 [devel] 2012-09-26 implemented RainerScript prifield() function implemented RainerScript field() function added new module imkmsg to process structured kernel log Thanks to Milan Bartos for contributing this module implemented basic RainerScript optimizer, which will speed up script operations bugfix: invalid free if function re_match() was incorrectly used if the config file parser detected that […]

rsyslog 7.1.5 (v7-devel) released

The script engine has been enhanced with new functions and even better performance. There is also a new plugin (imkmsg), which offers support for structured kernel logs. Special thanks to Milan Bartos, who contributed this module. The 7.1.5 version completes the core of enhancements to support lumberjack structured logging (but of course there will be […]

rsyslog 6.3.3 (devel) released

This is a very important milestone release. It features the new config parser and thus provides the basis for a more intuitive config format. With 6.3.3 there are already some enhancements to the format. However, more changes will come up with the next minor releases. For details, please check this link: http://www.rsyslog.com/rsyslog-6-3-3-config-format-improvements/ It is worth […]

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