syslog-ng Insider – May 2011

Dear syslog-ng users,

This is the 3rd 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


syslog-ng OSE 3.3 development

The previous month did not see a new syslog-ng 3.3 alpha or beta release, but development still went on. There were many important bugfixes and performance improvements. Also, most of the patches from the community were merged, including value-pairs(), mongo-db updates and JSON support. There is now a feature freeze in effect, so new features go now into the freshly opened syslog-ng 3.4 repository.
The current version can be checked out out from git.

syslog-ng called open source project of the year

IDG hold its first Open Source conference on the 24th of February in Hungary. A new award was established for open source projects, and it was first given to syslog-ng OSE.

Blog series on web GUIs for syslog-ng

Web based GUIs for syslog-ng is a hot topic recently, so a new blog series was started. This month I’ll cover a new challenger: ELSA, which has patterndb at its heart.If you have any suggestions what else to cover, please let us know!




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