RHEL 7.6 rsyslogd error message: sd_journal_get_cursor() failed: 'Cannot assign requested address' [v8.24.0-34.el7]

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  • On RHEL7, rsyslogd outputs error message: 'Cannot assign requested address' [v8.24.0-34.el7]
  • On RHEL8, rsyslogd outputs error message: 'imjournal: sd_journal_get_cursor() failed: Cannot assign requested address [v8.37.0-9.el8]'


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • rsyslog-8.24.0-34.el7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
    • rsyslog-8.37.0-9.el8
    • rsyslog-8.37.0-13.el8

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