6.1.2. Version 3.11 - 3.12
Changes in product:
systemd-journal()source option, called
read-old-records(), has been added. For more information, see Section read-old-records().
An option called
jvm-options()has been added, which allows you to fine-tune Java Virtual Machine settings when configuring Elasticsearch, HDFS, and Apache Kafka destinations, or web services to which you send log messages via the HTTP protocol. For details, see:
A new HDFS destination option, called
hdfs-append-enabled()has been added. For further information, see Section hdfs-append-enabled().
Macros are now supported in the
hdfs-file()option. For details, see Section hdfs-file().
The following new TLS options have been added:
A new parser, capable of processing input in XML format, has been added. For more information, see Section 12.5, The XML parser.
Changes in documentation:
Added section about commercial version of syslog-ng. For more information, see Section 2.12, Commercial version of syslog-ng.
Added warning about the requirement to delete the persist file once the
disk-buffer()has been modified or a new one has been added. For more information, see Chapter 7, Sending and storing log messages — destinations and destination drivers.
Clarified information about the Python parser's
deinit()method. It runs not only at a syslog-ng graceful stop, but at a reload too. For details, see Section Methods of the python() parser.
Several corrections and editorial changes.