What should be logged

Message properties

System properties



Transformation Modules

When should be logged

Filter Conditions

  • “traditional” severity and facility based selectors
  • property-based filters
  • expression-based filters
  • BSD-style blocks (not upward compatible)


How should be logged

RainerScript templates

Legacy format templates

Properties in templates

Conditionally choosing a template

Where should be send: Output Modules

See also

Help with configuring/using Rsyslog:

  • Mailing list - best route for general questions
  • GitHub: rsyslog source project - detailed questions, reporting issues that are believed to be bugs with Rsyslog
  • Stack Exchange (View, Ask) - experimental support from rsyslog community

See also

Contributing to Rsyslog: