[syslog-ng-announce] syslog-ng 3.0.1 has been released

devel at balabit.hu devel at balabit.hu
Mon Jan 12 14:54:09 CET 2009

PACKAGE             : syslog-ng
VERSION             : 3.0.1
SUMMARY             : new stable release
DATE                : Jan 12, 2009


  A new major version of syslog-ng Open Source Edition 3.0 has been
  released. The news and highlights of this version are summarized below.


        Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:16:08 +0100


        * Version 3.0 of syslog-ng supports the new syslog protocol standards
          developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The details
          of these protocols can be found at
        * The capability to encrypt log connections using TLS has been added.

        * Log statements can be embedded into each other, making it possible to
          design complex log paths. That way for example the results of a filter
          can be sent to multiple destinations, or it can be sent to a
          destination unchanged, and partly rewritten for the other destination.

        Log files:
        * The encoding of source files can be set for proper character
          conversion (internally syslog-ng represents every message in UTF-8).

        Log messages:
        * The syslog-ng application assigns a unique message identification
          number to every log message, making it easy to detect if any messages
          are lost.
        * The syslog-ng application can read, process, and rewrite structured
          messages (e.g., Apache webserver logs) using templates and
          regular expressions. Both messages with fixed field sizes and fields
          separated with delimiters (e.g., comma-separated values) are


This is a source code only release, no binary packages are available at this
time. Those will be provided at a later date.

The documentation of syslog-ng OSE 3.0, including the installation and user
guides is available at:

Best Regards,

BalaBit IT Security


  You can download the latest source and binary packages of syslog-ng from:


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