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1.6. Supported platforms The syslog-ng Premium Edition 7 Administrator Guide

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application is officially supported on the following platforms. Note that the following table is for general reference only, and is not always accurate about the supported platforms and options available for specific platforms. The latest version of this table is available at https://syslog-ng.com/log-management-software/supported-platforms. Unless explicitly noted otherwise, the subsequent releases of the platform (for example, Windows Server 2008 R2 and its service packs in case of Windows Server 2008) are also supported.

  x86 x86_64 SPARC SPARC64 PowerPC IA64
CentOS 7 - - - - -
Debian 7 (wheezy) - - - - -
Debian 8 (jessie) - - - - -
Oracle Linux 6 - - - - -
Oracle Linux 7 - - - - -
Red Hat EL 6 - - - - -
Red Hat EL 7 - - - - -
SLES 12 - - - - -
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) - - - - -
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) - - - - -
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) - - - - -

Table 1.1. Platforms supported by syslog-ng Premium Edition

Warning

Certain sources and destinations are not supported on every platform (particularly, the sql() destination, and the hdfs() destination). For details, see the description of the specific source and destination.

Warning

If you are planning to use Python in syslog-ng PE (for example Python parser or Python template function) on RHEL 6 platform, then you have to manually install Python 2.7. If the Python version on the machine is not 2.7, you will receive a similar error message during startup:

[2017-07-27T13:42:03.606679]
Reading shared object for a candidate module; path='/opt/syslog-ng/lib/syslog-ng', fname='mod-python.so', module='mod-python'
[2017-07-27T13:42:03.606994]
Error opening plugin module; module='mod-python', error='libpython2.7.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory'

For details about the syslog-ng Agent for Windows application, see the syslog-ng Agent for Windows documentation. For an agent-less solution, see Windows Event Collector for syslog-ng Premium Edition 7.0.

For using syslog-ng PE on other platforms (for example, AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Solaris, Microsoft Windows), see the list of supported platforms.