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syslog-ng Open Source Edition


7.22. Splunk: Sending log messages to Splunk

Although syslog-ng OSE currently does not have any built-in integration with Splunk, the existing message-formatting features and flexibility of syslog-ng OSE allows you to forward your log messages to Splunk. In syslog-ng OSE version 3.8 or later, you can use the http() destination. In earlier versions, you can use the program() destination.

For details on forwarding log messages to Splunk with syslog-ng OSE see the following posts on the Splunk blog: