Syslog4j: Complete Syslog Implementation for Java

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Overview & Features

Syslog4j provides client and server implementations of the BSD Syslog protocol (RFC 3164) and the Structured Syslog protocol (RFC 5424).

  • Client Protocols: UDP, TCP, TCP over SSL/TLS, Native Unix syslog, and Unix socket
  • Server Protocols: UDP, TCP, and TCP over SSL/TLS
  • Free software, licensed under the LGPL 2.1 (acceptable Open Source license as stated by the OSI)
  • POJO (Plain Ol' Java Object) implementation; no frameworks required
  • UDP, TCP, and TCP over SSL/TLS implementations of Syslog protocol (RFC 3164) require no external libraries or JARs
  • Unix syslog & Unix socket support verified on Linux, FreeBSD, and Darwin (MacOSX) operating systems
  • Extensible coding model for straightforward customization
  • TCP and TCP over SSL/TLS implementations run under separate Threads (configurable)
  • "BackLog" capability allows logging failures to be properly handled
  • Works on JRE/JDK 1.4 and higher
  • JUnit Tested, EclEmma used for code coverage analysis
  • Support for appending Sequential numbers, Checksum values (CRC32/Adler-32),
    Hashes (SHAx/MD5), and Cryptographic Signatures (HMAC)
  • Support for escaping HTML characters to avoid log viewer scripting attacks
  • Integrates into Apache Log4j via the Syslog4jAppender more...
  • Support for PCI DSS audit logging as per section 10.3 for the PCI DSS 1.2 specification more...
  • Compatible with syslogd, syslog-ng from BalaBit IT Security, and other syslog servers

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