Syslog-ng 101, part 13: Updating syslog-ng, syslog-ng 4
Version 4 of syslog-ng is now available. The good news is that it is fully backwards compatible. If the version string in your configuration is set to a 3.X version, it will work as expected even after updating to version 4. Of course you might run into corner cases, but I had no problems even with complex configurations. Today, we learn about updating syslog-ng, and some of the new features of syslog-ng 4.