[syslog-ng] in-list filter with MESSAGE

Czanik, Péter peter.czanik at balabit.com
Wed Oct 4 06:54:28 UTC 2017

Here is an example for using the inlist filter together with the patterndb
parser: https://czanik.blogs.balabit.com/2013/09/black-cat-white-cat/ In
this case patterndb extract IP addresses from log messages which are
checked using the inlist filter.


Peter Czanik (CzP) <peter.czanik at balabit.com>
Balabit / syslog-ng upstream

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 8:14 AM, Fabien Wernli <wernli at in2p3.fr> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 04:10:39PM -0400, Gopi Joshi wrote:
> > I am trying to filter messages matching text stored in a txt file (plain
> > txt , exact match , one word each line). but its not working
> As Péter suggested, you should first extract the username from the MESSAGE,
> for instance using one of the parsers (kv, csv, db, …), and then apply the
> in-list filter to that extracted macro
> Cheers
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