[syslog-ng] Followed files that grow while syslog-ng is reloaded

Gergely Nagy algernon at balabit.hu
Wed Jul 4 10:54:06 CEST 2012

Francois Durand <fdur559 at gmail.com> writes:

> Then I guess I'll have to try 3.4.

I would suggest 3.3 instead (particularly, git head of it, or 3.3.6
which should be out in a week), 3.4 is at the moment, a development
tree, while the 3.3 branch is stable, and aimed at production use.

> That may solve another issue I have, that may be related. I have several
> webservers whose logs are transfered and aggregated on one central box in
> the same file. I did not investigate enough to make a full report, but the
> central log file is corrupted (different lines seem to mix!) and it seems
> to me that's related to the previous fact since it seems to happen only to
> files that are reread from the start.

Do you have a single file destination, to which these logs are routed to
on the central server, or different destinations with the same file set?


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