Author: jgerhards

rsyslog packages on OBS

For some time, there has been a new repository for rsyslog and associated programs on OBS. There will be packages for more distributions than on the current official packages. We will add modules not available on the rsyslog site, for example omhttp. The link to download rsyslog packages from OBS is: One reason […]

Mmanon rewrite finished for the time being

I have recently finished the rewrite of the mmanon module. Now I have also finished implementing support for IPv6. This includes the same parameters as IPv4, but the mode parameter is now called anonmode, to make a later implementation of different output format modes for ipv6 easier. This might be in the future, but it […]

IPv6 anonymization portability problems

IPv6-addresses are represented by 128 bits. This makes it possible to provide far more addresses than IPv4. However, this also causes problems when working with IPv6. In this case, I am currently working on an IPv6-anonymiation function for rsyslog. There are some systems that support an unsigned 128 bit integer when using GCC or clang […]

rewriting mmanon: an update

I have completed the rewrite of the IPv4-function of the mmanon module.I have managed to keep the original parameters available, although the “rewrite” option is now called “zero”. This is not going to be a problem causing older, already running, configurations to no longer work, as the old parameter-names still work. However, having the “ipv4.” […]

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