[rsyslog] Dropping non UTF8 messages

Marcin Mirosław marcin at mejor.pl
Wed Sep 22 00:00:42 CEST 2010

W dniu 2010-09-14 14:28, Henk van Lingen pisze:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to drop messages in rsyslog containing non UTF8
> characters?
> 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.

I think you have problem simillar to mine:

Imho, in connection to Db should be set proper "character_encoding", but
charset depends on source from logs are received. So it must be defined
per source not once, when we are defining connection to db.

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