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Loggen is a tool used to load test syslog implementations.

Key facts

  • MSG Format based filter
  • Legacy BSD Format default port 514
Ref Link
Product Manual


sourcetype notes
syslogng:loggen By default, loggen uses the legacy BSD-syslog message format.
BSD example:
loggen --inet --dgram --number 1 <ip> <port>
RFC5424 example:
loggen --inet --dgram -PF --number 1 <ip> <port>
Refer to above manual link for more examples.

Index Configuration

key index notes
syslogng_loggen main none