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syslog-ng 4 theme: typing

syslog-ng 4 theme: typing

As explained in my previous post, we do have some features already in mind for syslog-ng 4, even though the work on creating a long term set of objectives for the syslog-ng project is not finished yet. One of the themes I that I have working code for already, is...

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syslog-ng future: the path to syslog-ng 4

syslog-ng future: the path to syslog-ng 4

syslog-ng 3.0.1 was released 17th February 2009, almost exactly 13 years ago. The key feature at that point was to add support for RFC5424, the new “syslog” protocol. The 3.0 release marked a significant conceptual change in syslog-ng as this was where we introduced support for generic “name-value pairs” associated with a log message.

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syslog-ng-future.blog? Is this a fork or what?

syslog-ng-future.blog? Is this a fork or what?

I mentioned in the previous post that I would like to focus on syslog-ng and put it more into the spotlight. I also mentioned that Balabit, the company I was a founder of and the commercial sponsor of syslog-ng was acquired ~4 years ago. How does this add up? Who owns the Intellectual Property (IP)? Who am I or this blog affiliated with?

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syslog-ng relaunch

syslog-ng relaunch

syslog-ng has been around for decades: I started coding the first version of syslog-ng in September 1998, circa 24 years ago. The adoption of syslog-ng skyrocketed soon after that. Over the years however I feel that syslog-ng has become a trusted piece of infrastructure few people really care about. I set out to change that…

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