Supported platforms

 

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application supports several architectures, including x86, x86_64, and SUN SPARC on a variety of operating systems: Linux, BSD, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Microsoft Windows (including Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10).

For Windows platforms, an agent application is also available. See below for details.

The syslog-ng PE license allows you to download and use syslog-ng PE binaries for the following platforms:

Title
AIX 7.1
CentOS 5
CentOS 6
CentOS 7
Debian 6 (squeeze)
Debian 7 (wheezy)
FreeBSD 10
HP-UX 11v3
Oracle Linux 5
Oracle Linux 6
Oracle Linux 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
SLES 11
SLES 12
Solaris 10
Solaris 11
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2016
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
x86
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
x86_64
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SPARC
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-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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Yes
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
SPARC64
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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POWER
Yes
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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POWER
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

Windows Eventlog

The central syslog-ng server can be installed on Microsoft Windows platforms but a lightweight agent is also available. The syslog-ng Agent for Windows application is available for both the x86 and x86_64 architectures where the architecture is supported by the given version of Windows, and supports Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Database support

The syslog-ng Premium Edition application offers direct database access for a number of platforms and databases:

Platform \ Database
AIX
CentOS 5-7
Debian 7 (Wheezy),8 (Jessie)
FreeBSD 8, 9, 10
HP-UX 11v3 on IA64
openSUSE 11, SLES 11, 12
RHEL 5, 6, 7
Solaris 10, 11 on SPARC and SPARC64
Solaris 10, 11 on X86_64
Ubuntu 12, 14, 16
MsSQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PgSQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Oracle
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Yes
Yes
-
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Certified packages

Starting from version 4.0, syslog-ng Premium Edition is Novell Ready certified for the following platforms:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures

Starting from version 4.0, syslog-ng Premium Edition is RedHat Ready certified for the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 on the x86 architecture
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on the x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architecture
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on the x86 and x86_64 AMD64 & Intel EM64T architectures