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Highly configurable syslog replacement

syslog-ng is the world's most flexible and scalable audit trail processing tool for organizations of any size. It provides a centralised, securely stored log of all devices on your network, whatever platform they run on. And syslog-ng also incorporates a host of powerful features, including filtering based on message content, as well as customisable data mining and analysis capabilities.

Version: 3.38.1 License: (GPL-2+ or OpenSSLException) GitHub
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Categories sysutils
Platforms darwin
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

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To use syslog-ng, first unload OS X's built-in syslog daemon:

sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/

Then customize ${prefix}/etc/syslog-ng.conf,
and load syslog-ng. A startup item has been generated that will aid in starting syslog-ng with launchd. It is disabled by default. Execute the following command to start it, and to cause it to launch at startup:

sudo port load syslog-ng

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syslog-ng seems to have been updated (port version: 3.38.1, new version: 4.6.0)

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