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Package: syslog-ng (3.13.2-4)

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Enhanced system logging daemon (metapackage)

syslog-ng is an enhanced log daemon, supporting a wide range of input and output methods: syslog, unstructured text, message queues, databases (SQL and NoSQL alike) and more.

Key features:

 * receive and send RFC3164 and RFC5424 style syslog messages
 * work with any kind of unstructured data
 * receive and send JSON formatted messages
 * classify and structure logs with builtin parsers (csv-parser(),
   db-parser(), etc.)
 * normalize, crunch and process logs as they flow through the system
 * hand on messages for further processing using message queues (like
   AMQP), files or databases (like PostgreSQL or MongoDB).

This package is a metapackage, depending on the rest of syslog-ng, including all available plugins. It can be safely removed, if only parts of syslog-ng need to be installed.

Tags: System Administration: Accounting, System Boot, Kernel or Modules, admin::logging, admin::monitoring, Software Development: C Development, Libraries, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, interface::daemon, Networking: Server, Role: Development Library, role::metapackage, role::program, Purpose: Checking, Monitoring, use::storing, works-with::logfile

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