This knowledge base article contains a script that can be run to check if Syslog-ng Store Box (SSB) is upgradable to version 6.
Older versions of SSB contains deprecated components.
The checking of these components are done only before upgrading to SSB 6 from SSB 5.
- Upload the attached script to the boot firmware of the SSB.
- Log in to the boot shell
- Execute the script
- Check the result. See examples below.
- SSB version: 5.3.0
Thu Feb 28 10:42:50 CET 2019: Upgrade is allowed; old='5.2', new='5.3'
- Checking prerequisites of upgrading to SSB 6.
4 4296MB 17.2GB 12.9GB ext4 core
--- Checking core firmware file system ... ext4: ok
Filesystem Type 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda4 ext4 12253300 6496868 5740048 54% /mnt/drbd
Upgrade is allowed.
Unsupported drivers in use
install a syslog-ng PE 6 relay machine to process the logs of the unsupported drivers.