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Sorry for the activity, I hope this to be the last question - I've been playing with nxlog-ce for a week already.

How can I get a count of (unintentionally) dropped records? Something syslog-ng reports in "mark" messages... Do I have to create a buffer processor, drop the records "intentionally" in it and implement my own counter in script? Or does nxlog exhibit somehow its internal flow control stats?

Milan

AskedJanuary 10, 2016 - 7:24pm

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NXLog does not drop messages when Flow control is enabled (which is the default). Each module keeps track of the sent and received event (evt_recvd and evt_fwd struct members). The NXLog EE can be queried over SOAP/HTTP to get these stats and these are then displayed in NXLog Manager.