[syslog-ng] Syslog-ng and External variables

Robert Blayzor rblayzor.bulk at inoc.net
Mon Aug 29 15:35:18 CEST 2016

On Aug 29, 2016, at 9:22 AM, Fabien Wernli <wernli at in2p3.fr> wrote:
> The backticks replace content, so you end up with a literal in your config.
> Try this instead:
>    rewrite r_host { set("`HOSTNAME`", value("HOST")); };

That certainly fixes the config from complaining, but I now just get an empty string; for which syslog-ng replaces with the hosts IP instead.

I’m just trying to re-write each messages host with the hostname of the current server.

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