syslog-ng 3.5.3

The Open Source and Next Generation edition of the syslogd software for log management
syslog-ng is an open source version of the syslogd project that started ten years ago. The application can operate in server or agent mode, and supports the reliable TCP protocol.

syslog-ng is a command-line software used as a viable log management solution to create, collect, classify, filter, forward, and store log messages.

Among the features of the syslog-ng software, we can mention high performance, trusted transfer, increased reliability, message filtering and sorting, event tagging and correlatio, support for the latest IETF standards, and a big user community.

Therefore the syslog-ng project can be successfully used to create flexible and reliable logging infrastructure even in heterogeneous environments.

last updated on:
January 20th, 2014, 13:55 GMT
developed by:
BalaBit IT Security
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ System \ Logging


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syslog-ng - The help message of the syslog-ng software, as viewed from the Linux Terminal
What's New in version 3.5.1
  • This is the first stable release in the 3.5 series, adding a number of features compared to 3.4, a result of about eight months of development. This release includes all the fixes of the recent 3.4.5 release, and a host of new features.
  • Bugfixes:
  • A race condition in log message reference counting code that sometimes led to crashes was fixed. [#255]
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