[syslog-ng] Solaris10 install Syslogng3.0.4 License clarification

Robert Fekete frobert at balabit.com
Wed Oct 21 09:55:17 CEST 2009

Hi, the reason why the admin guide does not say much about Solaris 10 install is
that currently we provide binary packages on Solaris only for the commercial
Premium Edition, and this .run package should install without further woes.

The syslog-ng package available on Sunfreeware is not our work and therefore not
  covered in the admin guide, so to install it, you have to follow the
instructions bundled with that package (if it contains errors, please contact
the maintainer of the package).

The adminguide otherwise covers both the PE and the open source editions, as
there are only a handful of differences between them. (See
or http://www.balabit.com/network-security/syslog-ng/features/for the list of


Robert Fekete

Zeek Anow wrote:

> My goal is to install the server and client free version of syslog-ng.3.0.4
> on Solaris 10 servers.
> I read the syslog-ng 3.0 Admin Guide (dated Aug 19, 2009) and the install
> instructions in the solaris10_install.txt file.
> My confusion is the constant reference to the Premium Edition for files and
> licensing.
> Do I have the wrong documentation or did I download the wrong product?
> I downloaded syslogng-3.0.4-sol10-sparc-local.gz package from SunFreeware.
> I filled out the request form on your website that is supposed to be
> reviewed and the license info returned to me. Again, this is for the Premium
> Edition. There wasn't anything mentioned about the free version.
> Hope I'm not confusing you, but I'm lost:))
> Thanks!!
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