Chapter 3. Installing syslog-ng
This chapter explains how to install syslog-ng Open Source Edition on various platforms.
You can install syslog-ng OSE on many platforms using the package manager and official repositories of the platform. For a list of third-party packages available for various Linux, UNIX, and other platforms, see the syslog-ng OSE third-party binaries page.
For instructions on compiling syslog-ng Open Source Edition from the source code, see Procedure 3.1, Compiling syslog-ng from source.
You can use a syslog-ng docker image.
For detailed information on how to run your central log server in Docker and other Docker-related syslog-ng use cases, see the Logging in Docker using syslog-ng white paper.