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5.8.1. Loading modules The syslog-ng Premium Edition 7 Administrator Guide

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application loads every available module during startup.

To load a module that is not loaded automatically, include the following statement in the syslog-ng PE configuration file:

@module <module-name>

Note the following points about the @module statement:

  • The @module statement is a top-level statement, that is, it cannot be nested into any other statement. Usually it is used immediately after the @version statement.

  • Every @module statement loads a single module: loading multiple modules requires a separate @module statement for every module.

  • In the configuration file, the @module statement of a module must be earlier than the module is used.

Note

To disable loading every module automatically, set the autoload-compiled-modules global variable to 0 in your configuration file:

@define autoload-compiled-modules 0

Note that in this case, you have to explicitly load the modules you want to use.