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Upgrading to 5.3

Due to the changes made in the method of writing logs to file, it is necessary to modify your collector's configuration when upgrading from 5.2.x and earlier to 5.3. The following configuration changes should be reviewed and the relevant guidance followed.

note

If upgrading from 5.1.x or earlier please also review the configuration changes introduced in 5.2.0.

Logging Options#

OptionStatusNotes for 5.3
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_LEVELโœ“Functions as in 5.2
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_ENCODINGโœ“Functions as in 5.2
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_ENABLEโœ“Functions as in 5.2
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_DIRโœ•REMOVED. The full path AND filename are now specified in EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_FILENAME.
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_COUNTโœ•REMOVED. Replaced by EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_MAX_BACKUPS.
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_INTERVALโœ•REMOVED.
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_SIZEโœ•REMOVED. Replaced by EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_MAX_AGE.
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_FILENAMENEWAdded in 5.3
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_MAX_SIZENEWAdded in 5.3
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_MAX_AGENEWAdded in 5.3
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_MAX_BACKUPSNEWAdded in 5.3
EF_FLOW_LOGGER_FILE_LOG_COMPRESSNEWAdded in 5.3