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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: https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/blob/v8-stable/ChangeLog […]

Using rsyslog to Reindex/Migrate Elasticsearch data

Original post: Scalable and Flexible Elasticsearch Reindexing via rsyslog by @Sematext This recipe is useful in a two scenarios: migrating data from one Elasticsearch cluster to another (e.g. when you’re upgrading from Elasticsearch 1.x to 2.x or later) reindexing data from one index to another in a cluster pre 2.3. For clusters on version 2.3 […]

rsyslog 8.18.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.18.0. 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 redis, omkafka, imfile) to provide more convenience. To get a full overview over the changes, please take a look at the Changelog. ChangeLog: […]

Changelog for 8.18.0 (v8-stable)

Version 8.18.0 [v8-stable] 2016-04-19 testbench: When running privdrop tests testbench tries to drop user to “rsyslog”, “syslog” or “daemon” when running as root and you don’t explict set RSYSLOG_TESTUSER environment variable. Make sure the unprivileged testuser can write into tests/ dir! templates: add option to convert timestamps to UTC closes https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/issues/730 omjournal: fix segfault (regression […]

Monitoring rsyslog’s impstats with Kibana and SPM

Original post: Monitoring rsyslog with Kibana and SPM by @Sematext A while ago we published this post where we explained how you can get stats about rsyslog, such as the number of messages enqueued, the number of output errors and so on. The point was to send them to Elasticsearch (or Logsene, our logging SaaS, […]

rsyslog 8.17.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.17.0. This release brings, among a few bugfixes, a lot of brand-new features. The most important change is probably the libfastjson requirement, which replaces the json-c dependency. There is a new contributed plugin called omampq1 for AMQP 1.0 compliant brokers, a new experimental lookup table support, dynamic statistics counters and many […]

Changelog for 8.17.0 (v8-stable)

Version 8.17.0 [v8-stable] 2016-03-08 NEW REQUIREMENT: libfastjson see also: http://blog.gerhards.net/2015/12/rsyslog-and-liblognorm-will-switch-to.html new testbench requirement: faketime command line tool This is used to generate a controlled environment for time-based tests; if not available, tests will gracefully be skipped. improve json variable performance We use libfastjson’s alternative hash function, which has been proven to be much faster than […]

rsyslog 8.16.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.16.0. This release is mostly a bugfixing release with fixes for impstats, omelasticsearch, imfile, ommail and many more. The biggest change however is the addition of the extraction support in rsgtutil for ksi support (https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/issues/561). To get a full overview over the changes, please take a look at the Changelog. ChangeLog: […]

Changelog for 8.16.0 (v8-stable)

—————————————————————————— Version 8.16.0 [v8-stable] 2016-01-26 rsgtutil: Added extraction support including loglines and hash chains. More details on how to extract loglines can be found in the rsgtutil manpage. See also: https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/issues/561 clean up doAction output module interface We started with char * pointers, but used different types of pointers over time. This lead to alignment […]

rsyslog 8.15.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.15.0. This release sports a lot of changes. Among the changes are a lot of bugfixes, changes to the KSI support, pmciscoios, omkafka, 0mq modules, omelasticsearch and many more. To get a full overview over the changes, please take a look at the Changelog. ChangeLog: http://www.rsyslog.com/changelog-for-8-15-0-v8-stable/ Download: http://www.rsyslog.com/downloads/download-v8-stable/ As always, feedback […]

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