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Linux rsyslog Rate Limiting Is Not Working Correctly (Doc ID 2471270.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U7 to OL6U7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Due to rate limiting by rsyslog, /var/log/messages is showing lots of dropped message entries:

However, disabling rate limiting as detailed in Doc ID 1947871.1 results in few entries in the messages file.

 

Cause

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