May 26, 2018

Powerful syslogd replacement

syslog-ng is an enhanced log daemon, supporting a wide range of input and output methods syslog, unstructured text, message queues, databases SQL and NoSQL alike and more.

Key features

  • receive and send RFC3164 and RFC5424 style syslog messages
  • work with any kind of unstructured data
  • receive and send JSON formatted messages
  • classify and structure logs with builtin parsers csv-parser, db-parser, …
  • normalize, crunch and process logs as they flow through the system
  • hand on messages for further processing using message queues like AMQP, files or databases like PostgreSQL or MongoDB.

The official home page of syslog-ng is WWW http//