Install syslog-ng on different platforms

The sections under this chapter give you step-by-step guides to install syslog-ng on different platforms. Feel free to write new sections that helps the members of the community to get started with syslog-ng. Installation guides using packages and source are also welcome.

Bullet points of an installation guide (recommendation)

  • introduction
  • installation process
    • dependencies: links and commands to install the dependencies of syslog-ng
    • preparations: if any steps are required before compiling the source
    • compile
    • install
    • testing: how to check that the installation process was successful?
    • run

Other recommendations

  • use references to wikis, forums, and so on
  • try to use simple instructions
  • tag version-specific parts
  • discuss on waffle.io

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