[syslog-ng] queue management
esnow at verio.net
Mon Mar 29 17:43:27 CEST 2010
That is spot on. Thanks so much for taking the time on this. A tool like this would be very helpful!
From: syslog-ng-bounces at lists.balabit.hu [mailto:syslog-ng-bounces at lists.balabit.hu] On Behalf Of Balazs Scheidler
Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 4:48 AM
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Subject: Re: [syslog-ng] queue management
On Mon, 2010-03-08 at 12:12 -0500, Eric Snow wrote:
> If disk based buffering allows me to yank the message at the front of the queue,
> so that it doesn't hold up the ones behind it, then yes that is what I want.
> The statistics and ability to look at the queue are good, but I need to be able
> to manipulate the queue.
I'm writing up this as a feature request to our current syslog-ng
backlog. So far I've ended up with this short description:
* explicitly remove items from the beginning of a queue (cancel
messages) via some kind of query
* stall and restart queueing on a given destination
* administrative stop of a given destination while messages build up
* administrative start of a given destination
* use case: process spooled messages only during a configured
Does the above cover your requirements? Do you have anything else to
> I need to be able to have some form of exception handling in my syslog-ng configuration.
> Something that will catch a failure in a log and allow me to handle that failure intelligently.
Your exact use case would help here as well.
Thanks in advance.
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