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README.md

plugin to use MongoDB as backend.

Status: unmaintained: code was already pushed upstream.

tested in ubuntu 10.04 and ubuntu 10.10

configuration:

in your /etc/rsyslog.conf, together with other modules: $ModLoad ommongodb # provides mongodb support

then in your /etc/rsyslog.d (check your distribution way to organize the configuration..) you create a file 10-mongodb.conf with the following content:

the format for the driver is :ommongodb:ip:db:collection;StdMongoDBFmt

if you want to change what is logged in the db, the template, you must change the source code since the keys are hardcoded

$template StdMongoDBFmt,"%msg%%syslogfacility%%HOSTNAME%%syslogpriority%" . :ommongodb:127.0.0.1,syslog,logs;StdMongoDBFmt

TODO we must ensure that the collection is a capped collection refactor my code :-)

email Victor Pereira victor.pereira@bigrails.com twitter twitter.com/vpereira