[syslog-ng] Recommended Data base

Gergely Nagy algernon at balabit.hu
Tue Aug 19 08:29:26 CEST 2014

Jim Hendrick <jrhendri at roadrunner.com> writes:

> - I have done very basic testing with syslog-ng --> redis which I am
> planning on then --> elasticsearch
>    (I may need to stick Logstash in between redis and elasticsearch)

FWIW, with the syslog-ng Incubator[1], you have multiple options to log
directly to ElasticSearch. We even have an elasticsearch() destination
there. (At the moment, it uses a very dumb python program, but in the
future, it will be vastly improved. The syntax will remain the same,

 [1]: https://github.com/balabit/syslog-ng-incubator


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