[syslog-ng] Syslog-ng options bad_hostname & check_hostname

Delon Lee Di Lun lee.delon2005 at gmail.com
Mon May 6 08:25:37 UTC 2019


Hi, you referring to bad_hostname or check_hostname?

On Mon, 6 May 2019 at 15:45, Scheidler, Bal√°zs <
balazs.scheidler at oneidentity.com> wrote:

> If those options match in the hostname field, syslog-ng will assume it
> didn't get a hostname, and shifts that value to the start of the message
> field, so they will be parsed into PROGRAM.
>
> alternatively you can use the no-parse flag, fix the value and apply a
> syslog-parser() later.
>
> On Mon, May 6, 2019, 03:21 Delon Lee Di Lun <lee.delon2005 at gmail.com
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Anybody used the syslog-ng options bad_hostname & check_hostname?
>>
>> How does that works?
>>
>> I have syslog-ng listening on UDP, and found that there are some
>> gibberish logs in the folder. Was thinking if using the above two options
>> would help reduce the gibberish.
>>
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Delon
>>
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