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syslog-ng Premium Edition 7.0.28 - Release Notes

Release Notes

syslog-ng Premium Edition 7.0.28

Release Notes

22 October 2021, 04:27

These release notes provide information about the syslog-ng Premium Edition release. For the most recent documents and product information, see syslog-ng Premium Edition - Technical Documentation.

About this release

Welcome to syslog-ng Premium Edition (syslog-ng PE) version 7.0.28 and thank you for choosing our product. This document describes the new features and most important changes since the latest release of syslog-ng PE. The main aim of this paper is to aid system administrators in planning the migration to the new version of syslog-ng PE. The following sections describe the news and highlights of syslog-ng PE 7.0.28.

Starting with version 7, syslog-ng Premium Edition is released as a rolling release. For details, see the Version policy.

NOTE: Due to complexity of deployment, configuration, and design, you may require assistance from One Identity Professional Services while introducing new or additional:

  • sources

  • destinations

  • log paths

  • significant increases in log volume.

One Identity Professional Services is equipped and trained to evaluate the needs of any organization, and to provide configuration and architectural recommendations that help our users get the most out of any syslog-ng PE version.

One Identity Professional Services offer assistance in planning and scoping for current needs, as well as recommendations for the future to ensure success.

Supported platforms

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application is officially supported on the following platforms. Note that the following table is for general reference only, and is not always accurate about the supported platforms and options available for specific platforms. Unless explicitly noted otherwise, the subsequent releases of the platform (for example, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and its update releases like 7.2) are also supported.

For the x86_64 architecture, the following platforms are supported in version 7.0.28 of syslog-ng PE:

  • CentOS 7

  • Debian 10 (Buster)

  • Oracle Linux 7

  • Red Hat EL 7

  • Red Hat EL 8

  • SLES 12

  • SLES 15

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

For details about the syslog-ng Agent for Windows application, see the syslog-ng Agent for Windows documentation.

For using syslog-ng PE on other platforms (for example, AIX), see the list of supported platforms in the syslog-ng PE version 6 Administration Guide.

New features

New features in syslog-ng Premium Edition (syslog-ng PE) version 7.0.28:

  • mssql() source: support for TLS authentication

    From version 7.0.28, syslog-ng PE supports TLS authentication for the MSSQL source driver.

  • New platform support: SLES 15

    From version 7.0.28, syslog-ng PE supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 GA (SLES 15).

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