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syslog-ng Store Box 7.1.0 - Release Notes

syslog-ng Store Box 7.1.0

syslog-ng Store Box 7.1.0

Release Notes

01 February 2023, 14:04

These release notes provide information about the syslog-ng Store Box release. For the most recent documents and product information, see Online product documentation.


About this release

Welcome to syslog-ng Store Box. This document describes what is new in the latest version of syslog-ng Store Box (SSB).

For a full description on stable and feature releases, open the SSB product page on the Support Portal and navigate to Product Life Cycle & Policies > Product Support Policies > Software Product Support Lifecycle 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 SSB version.

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


SSB 7.1.0 is a minor release, with enhanced features and functionality. See New features.

New features

New features in SSB 7.1.0:

  • The operating system underlying the SSB appliance has been upgraded. The upgrade brings you a more recent and thus, a more secure version of the operating system, with longer support lifetime.

  • The syslog-ng Store Box appliance now supports Ed25519 authentication keys for rsync backup policies.

  • The default RSA key length was increased to 4096 bits.

See also:

Deprecated features

The following is a list of features that are no longer supported starting with SSB7.1.0.


Starting from 01 March 2021, SSB version 5 LTS is not supported anymore.

CAUTION: Before upgrading to SSB version 7.1.0 in High Availability (HA) mode, ensure that the nodes have already been restarted since the last upgrade. Otherwise, you have to restart the nodes before upgrading SSB to version 7.1.0.

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