New rsyslog5 packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The rsyslog5 packages provide an enhanced, multi-threaded syslog daemon. It supports MySQL, syslog/TCP, RFC 3195, permitted sender lists, filtering on any message part, and fine grain output format control.
The rsyslog5 package is a substitute of the existing rsyslog package which provides major version 3 of rsyslog in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. In order to install the rsyslog5 package, the rsyslog package must first be uninstalled.
This enhancement update adds the rsyslog5 packages to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. (BZ#820396
For more information on changes included in major version 5 of rsyslog, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Release Notes:
All users who require rsyslog5 should install these new packages.