syslog-ng Insider – January 2012

Dear syslog-ng users,

This is the 10th issue of the syslog-ng Insider, a monthly newsletter that brings you syslog-ng related news.
Your feedback and news tips about the next issue is welcome at


We would like to know, which features of syslog-ng do you regard as most important. Please check our survey.


syslog-ng 3.3.4 is being prepared

The release of 3.3.3 brought many new users to the latest syslog-ng version, which helped to uncover some more bugs in advanced configurations. Until a new release arrives, please check the git tree ( git:// ) and the mailing list archives, if your problem is addressed by a patch.

If working directly from git is problematic in your environment, a daily shapshot of 3.3 development is available at

Meet us at FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels!

There will be one or two presentations held by BalaBit guys this year. As schedule and rooms are not yet final, please check if you want to meet us or drop me an e-mail!


Version 3.4 of syslog-ng is under intensive development. One of the new features, the “junction”, which makes syslog-ng.conf even more flexible, was just introduced on the syslog-ng mailing list:



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