[rsyslog] Dropping non UTF8 messages

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Wed Sep 15 00:28:07 CEST 2010

On Tue, 14 Sep 2010, Henk van Lingen wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to drop messages in rsyslog containing non UTF8
> characters?

you could, but since rsyslog escapes such characters by default, I'm 
surprised that you're running into a problem. Are you sure you don't have 
extra quotes showing up somewhere?

David Lang

> I've the problem that I'm writing messages to a PostgreSQL database
> with UTF8 encoding, and because off
> #$ActionResumeRetryCount -1    # infinite retries if host is down
> this results in blocking all processing when the database rejects
> the input.
> I looked into thinks as the 'property replacer', but can find a clue.
> Regards,

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