[syslog-ng] Syslog-ng and External variables

Scheidler, Balázs balazs.scheidler at balabit.com
Mon Aug 29 18:20:48 CEST 2016

Only at config parse time.

Regarding the back tick case, are you sure HOSTNAME is set for the
syslog-ng process itself? Or is it only set for your interactive shell.

On Linux you can check this in proc, /proc/<pid>/env, but I guess similar
exists on freebsd.
On Aug 29, 2016 6:17 PM, "Robert Blayzor" <rblayzor.bulk at inoc.net> wrote:

On Aug 29, 2016, at 11:38 AM, Evan Rempel <erempel at uvic.ca> wrote:
> @module confgen context(rewrite) name(r_myself) exec("/bin/hostname")

I guess the only remaining question on this is a performance one.

Would the exec be done for each and every log message or is it done only

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