Unable to start rsyslog.service

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • rsyslog service failed to start/restart with the following errors.
[root@myserver ~]# systemctl restart rsyslog
Job for rsyslog.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status rsyslog.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • rsyslog
  • libfastjson

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