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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 […]

Changelog for 8.15.0 (v8-stable)

—————————————————————————— Version 8.15.0 [v8-stable] 2015-12-15 KSI Lib: Updated code to run with libksi 3.4.0.5 Also libksi 3.4.0.x is required to build rsyslog if ksi support is enabled. New libpackages have been build as well. KSI utilities: Added option to ser publication url. Since libksi 3.4.0.x, there is no default publication url anymore. The publication url […]

rsyslog 8.14.0 (v8-stable) released

We have released rsyslog 8.14.0. This is primarily a bug-fixing release with a couple of fixes for imfile and Rainerscript. Also the property engine has now a new property: rawmsg-after-pri. For more details, please take a look at the Changelog. ChangeLog: http://www.rsyslog.com/changelog-for-8-14-0-v8-stable/ Download: http://www.rsyslog.com/downloads/download-v8-stable/ As always, feedback is appreciated. Best regards, Florian Riedl

Changelog for 8.14.0 (v8-stable)

Version 8.14.0 [v8-stable] 2015-11-03 add property “rawmsg-after-pri” bugfix: potential misadresseing in imfile Could happen when wildcards were used. see also https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/issues/532 see also https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/issues/534 Thanks to zhangdaoling for the bugfix. bugfix: re_extract RainerScript function did not work Thanks to Janmejay Singh for the patch

Connecting with Logstash via Apache Kafka

Original post: Recipe: rsyslog + Kafka + Logstash by @Sematext This recipe is similar to the previous rsyslog + Redis + Logstash one, except that we’ll use Kafka as a central buffer and connecting point instead of Redis. You’ll have more of the same advantages: rsyslog is light and crazy-fast, including when you want it […]

Recipe: Apache Logs + rsyslog (parsing) + Elasticsearch

Original post: Recipe: Apache Logs + rsyslog (parsing) + Elasticsearch by @Sematext This recipe is about tailing Apache HTTPD logs with rsyslog, parsing them into structured JSON documents, and forwarding them to Elasticsearch (or a log analytics SaaS, like Logsene, which exposes the Elasticsearch API). Having them indexed in a structured way will allow you […]

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