Just a note, the post that I wrote is about Syslog messaging formats and the differences in formats (there are various use cases as to why, but is too long here, usually in cases like sending to SIEM).
There is Syslog as an actual messaging format (ie Syslog BSD, Syslog IETF) and protocol (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syslog to read more and as a starting point) . And then there are company published Syslog implementations and various other utilies based on the protocol (ie Syslog-ng, Rsyslog).
@superruserr I love these, thank you!
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