[syslog-ng] Disk based queuing with rsyslog?

Nagy, Gábor gabor.nagy at balabit.com
Mon May 7 15:18:28 UTC 2018

Hello Delon Lee!

You don't need the client to be syslog-ng for *disk based buffering on the
host*, i.e. you only need syslog-ng where you would like to do the
It should work with rsyslog as a client and syslog-ng as a host.


On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 5:02 PM, Delon Lee Di Lun <lee.delon2005 at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I read that syslog-ng can be setup to use disk based with flow control
> with the client to prevent lost of logs.
> However I was just thinking, how does this mechanism works? Does the
> client have to be using syslog-ng? Will it work if the client is using
> rsyslog? Native appliance that purely support syslog?
> Yours Sincerely,
> Delon Lee
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