syslog-ng315 - Powerful syslogd replacement

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 11
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package filename syslog-ng315-3.15.1_6.txz
Package name syslog-ng315
Package version 3.15.1
Package release 6
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Category sysutils
License -
Download size 653.82 KB
Installed size 3.14 MB
syslog-ng is an enhanced log daemon, supporting a wide range of input and
output methods: syslog, unstructured text, message queues, databases (SQL
and NoSQL alike) and more.
Key features:
* receive and send RFC3164 and RFC5424 style syslog messages
* work with any kind of unstructured data
* receive and send JSON formatted messages
* classify and structure logs with builtin parsers (csv-parser(),
db-parser(), ...)
* normalize, crunch and process logs as they flow through the system
* hand on messages for further processing using message queues (like
AMQP), files or databases (like PostgreSQL or MongoDB).
The official home page of syslog-ng is:
- AMQP: off
- CURL: on
- DOCS: on
- GEOIP2: off
- IPV6: on
- JAVA: off
- JAVA_MOD: off
- JSON: on
- MONGO: off
- PYTHON: off
- REDIS: off
- SMTP: off
- SPOOF: off
- SQL: off
syslog-ng is now installed!  To replace FreeBSD's standard syslogd
(/usr/sbin/syslogd), complete these steps:
1. Create a configuration file named /usr/local/etc/syslog-ng.conf
(a sample named syslog-ng.conf.sample has been included in
/usr/local/etc). Note that this is a change in 2.0.2
version, previous ones put the config file in
/usr/local/etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf, so if this is an update
move that file in the right place
2. Configure syslog-ng to start automatically by adding the following
to /etc/rc.conf:
3. Prevent the standard FreeBSD syslogd from starting automatically by
adding a line to the end of your /etc/rc.conf file that reads:
4. Shut down the standard FreeBSD syslogd:
kill `cat /var/run/`
5. Start syslog-ng:
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/syslog-ng start


Package Version Architecture Repository
syslog-ng315-3.15.1_6.txz 3.15.1 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
syslog-ng315-3.15.1_6.txz 3.15.1 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
syslog-ng315-3.15.1_6.txz 3.15.1 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
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Name Value
curl = 7.65.3
e2fsprogs-libuuid = 1.45.3
gettext-runtime = 0.20.1
glib = 2.56.3_6,1
json-c = 0.13.1_1 - - - - - - - -
pcre = 8.43_2
python36 = 3.6.9


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Binary Package syslog-ng315-3.15.1_6.txz
Source Package sysutils/syslog-ng315

Install Howto

Install syslog-ng315 txz package:

# pkg install syslog-ng315

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