[syslog-ng] Use receiving file name / path as a macro on the server

Thanuje Ashwin Nallaperuma thanuje88 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 11:39:47 CET 2015

Hi Gergely,

This worked. :)
Thank you very much

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 6:11 PM, Gergely Nagy <algernon at madhouse-project.org>

> >>>>> "Thanuje" == Thanuje Ashwin Nallaperuma <thanuje88 at gmail.com>
> writes:
>     Thanuje> I have multiple files with the same content on the syslog-ng
> client
>     Thanuje> These files are stored on different locations with the same
> file name and
>     Thanuje> same content
>     Thanuje> After receiving I want to store these files with different
> names on
>     Thanuje> sysog-ng server
>     Thanuje> Is there any way I could use the filepath or filename of the
> receiving file
>     Thanuje> as a macro
>     Thanuje> or any way to achieve this..?
> When sending the message, the $FILE_NAME macro contains the path of the
> file. You can add it to the template on the sending end, and extract it
> on the receiving end, and use that as you will.
> The easiest way to accomplish this is either $(format-json) (and
> json-parser() on the other end), or using RFC 5424 syslog(), and setting
> SDATA.filename (or somesuch) to $FILE_NAME in a rewrite rule. That way,
> it will be automatically available on the receiving end, and you can
> transform them in whatever way you prefer.
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