[syslog-ng] non syslog files

Patrick H. syslogng at feystorm.net
Mon Nov 22 21:48:33 CET 2010

Set the no-parse flag on the file source driver and then use filter 
and/or rewrite statements to parse them manually.

Sent: Mon Nov 22 2010 13:36:38 GMT-0700 (Mountain Standard Time)
From: maillists0 at gmail.com
To: syslog-ng at lists.balabit.hu
Subject: [syslog-ng] non syslog files
> I have some homegrown application logs that are not in syslog format.
> I want to have syslog-ng tail those files and forward them to a syslog
> server (well, really a Splunk server.) In this case, does syslog-ng
> care what format the file is in? If so, is there a way around it?
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