[Oisf-users] Rsyslog suppressed messages from suricata

Andreas Herz aherz at oisf.net
Sun Jun 30 19:52:35 UTC 2019

On 19/06/19 at 09:01, craig at reswob10.net wrote:
> Hi, new to suricata.  I have a new install on CentOS 7 running rsyslog
> 8.24.0-34.el7 and I have suricata 4.1.4 
> My problem is it appears rsyslog is blocking writing of events to
> /var/log/messages because I see no suricata logs, but many of these
> entries: 
> journal: Suppressed 13475 messages from /system.slice/suricata.service  
> (the number of suppressed messages changes, but the main message stays
> the same) 
> Is there a particular area of my config I should look at to tweak to fix
> this? Does this mean I should migrate to a server with more CPU and/or
> RAM? 

Do you get any load issues or so?
I'm not that familiar with rsyslogd but maybe you could increase
logging/debug output for it to find the root cause?

> Thanks 
> Craig 
> My other question is this: is there a way to search the archives?  I
> went to https://lists.openinfosecfoundation.org/pipermail/oisf-users/
> but I didn't see a search capability....

Google works quite good for that :)

Andreas Herz

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