Supported platforms

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application supports several architectures, including x86, x86_64, and SUN SPARC on a variety of operating systems: Linux, BSD, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Microsoft Windows (including Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10).

For Windows platforms, an agent application is also available. See below for details.

The syslog-ng PE license allows you to download and use syslog-ng PE binaries for the following platforms:

 x86x86_64SPARCSPARC64POWERIA64
AIX 7.1----yes-
CentOS 5yesyes----
CentOS 6yesyes----
CentOS 7-yes----
Debian 6 (squeeze)yesyes----
Debian 7 (wheezy)yesyes    
FreeBSD 10yesyes----
HP-UX 11v3-----yes
Oracle Linux 5yesyes-
Oracle Linux 6yesyes-
Oracle Linux 7-yes----
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5yesyes----
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6yesyes----
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7-yes----
SLES 11yesyes----
SLES 12-yes----
Solaris 10-yesyesyes--
Solaris 11-yes-yes  
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise)yesyes--  
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)yesyes----
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)-yes--
Windows Server 2008yesyes----
Windows Server 2012yesyes----
Windows Server 2016yes----
Windows Vistayesyes----
Windows 7yesyes----
Windows 8yesyes----
Windows 10yesyes----

Windows Eventlog

The central syslog-ng server can be installed on Microsoft Windows platforms but a lightweight agent is also available. The syslog-ng Agent for Windows application is available for both the x86 and x86_64 architectures where the architecture is supported by the given version of Windows, and supports Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Database support

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application offers direct database access for a number of platforms and databases:

Platform \ DatabaseMsSQLMySQLPgSQLOracle
AIXyesyesyes-
CentOS 5-7yesyesyesyes
Debian 7 (Wheezy),8 (Jessie)yesyesyesyes
FreeBSD 8, 9, 10yesyesyes-
HP-UX 11v3 on IA64yesyes
openSUSE 11, SLES 11, 12yesyesyesyes
RHEL 5, 6, 7yesyesyesyes
Solaris 10, 11 on SPARC and SPARC64yesyesyesyes
Solaris 10, 11 on X86_64yesyes-yes
Ubuntu 12, 14, 16yesyesyesyes

Certified packages

Starting from version 4.0, syslog-ng Premium Edition is Novell Ready certified for the following platforms:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures

Starting from version 4.0, syslog-ng Premium Edition is RedHat Ready certified for the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 on the x86 architecture
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on the x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architecture
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures