[syslog-ng-announce] syslog-ng PE 2.1 end of support on December 31, 2009

devel devel at balabit.hu
Wed Apr 22 16:26:40 CEST 2009

PACKAGE             : syslog-ng
VERSION             : 2.1
SUMMARY             : syslog-ng PE 2.1 end of support on December 31, 2009
DATE                : April 22, 2009


      The support for syslog-ng Premium Edition 2.1 ends on December 31, 2009.
      Updates, security fixes, and technical support of syslog-ng 2.1 will be
      discontinued at this date. This announcement applies to syslog-ng PE
      and the syslog-ng Agent for Windows alike.

      You are recommended to upgrade to syslog-ng 3.0 before the support for
      version 2.1 ends.


      For details on upgrading to syslog-ng 3.0, see What is new in syslog-ng
      Premium Edition 3.0 (available at
      especially the Upgrading and the Important changes sections.

      In order to upgrade to syslog-ng Premium Edition 3.0, login to your
      MyBalabit account at http://www.balabit.com/mybalabit/ and download the
      new license file and the binary packages. After that, follow the
      installation procedure described in Chapter 4, Installing syslog-ng
      in The syslog-ng 3.0 Administrator Guide (available at

      The installer will automatically recognize earlier installations of
      syslog-ng, and offer to re-use the syslog-ng configuration file and the
      license. It will also display warnings about parameters and the
      format of the configuration file that have changed since version 2.1.

      For details on upgrading the syslog-ng Agent for Windows, see  Section
      5.1.1. Upgrading syslog-ng Agent for Windows 2.x to 3.0.x in
      The syslog-ng 3.0 Administrator Guide.

      NOTE: The syslog-ng 3.0 license is available only if you have valid
            software subscription. In case you do not see the new license
            under your MyBalaBit account, please contact your local
            distributor, or send an e-mail from the address used in your
            MyBalaBit registration to Ms. Edit Tusjak at
            edit.tusjak at balabit.com

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