Jan Gerhards

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SLFA release

As I mentioned in my recent post about the mmanon rewrite, I have been working on an offline anonymization tool. It is called SLFA (short for simple log file anonymizer) and I have now finished the first usable version. SLFA is a java application that allows you to anonymize files from the command line. Currently, […]

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.” […]

Rewriting mmanon

Currently, rsyslog’s mmanon module has the task of anonymizing ip-addresses. However, due to only being able to anonymize ipv4-addresses, I decided to overhaul the module to be able to also work with ipv6-addresses (see this feature request). In doing this, I also noticed some bugs with the ipv4-module. Now there are two options: try to […]

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