[syslog-ng]Message retension period
Thu, 16 Sep 2004 18:34:36 +0200
On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 17:14, Jim Mozley wrote:
> Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> > syslog-ng keeps those messages in a memory buffer, whose size is
> > controlled using the log_fifo_size() global/per-destination parameter.
> Thank you, this makes sense.
> As a follow-up question I'd like to ask what happens if the number of
> lines set by this parameter is exceeded.
> Are messages dropped or the oldest first overwritten?
new messages are dropped
> I assume this is recorded on the server that dropped the message with
> the STATS: dropped message?