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 […]

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 omjournal: fix segfault (regression […]

Changelog for 8.6.0 (v8-stable)

Version 8.6.0 [v8-stable] 2014-12-02 NOTE: This version also incorporates all changes and enhancements made for v8.5.0, but in a stable release. For details see immediately below. configuration-setting rsyslogd command line options deprecated For most of them, there are now proper configuration objects. Some few will be completely dropped if nobody insists on them.  Additional info […]

Why does the rsyslog testbench sometimes fail?

Rsyslog contains a set of automatted tests, the so-called “testbench”. It is invoked via the standard method of “make check” and “make distcheck”. Since its introduction in version 3, the testbench has been continously enhanced and extended. It now contains around 150 individual tests, which sum up to around 80 tests from the autoconf point […]

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