Seq 5.1.3200 is a new in-place update for Seq 5.1 that addresses a handful of bugs, and closes some small feature gaps. Binaries are available from the Seq downloads page, and container images from Docker Hub.
Directly download newline-delimited JSON
Continuing with our effort to support one JSON format everywhere, events can now be exported directly from the UI in newline-delimited compact JSON ('CLEF') format.
This makes it super easy to import events into another Seq server using
seqcli ingest --json, or to feed them through many other JSON-driven tools and libraries.
The bundled version of
seqcli has been updated, bringing a bunch of new capabilities and bug fixes:
- Commands like
seqcli ingestnow support
*wildcards in filenames
seqcli app runcommand makes development and debugging of Seq Apps easier
- Argument quoting in the
datalust/seqcliDocker image has been fixed so that
docker run datalust/seqcli log -m "Hello, world!"works properly on more platforms
There are a few other changes noted in the tracking item.
Cross-platform backup and restore
With Docker deployments picking up steam, we've been asked increasingly often about Windows → Docker migration. In 5.1.3200, backups created on Windows can be fully-restored on Docker/Linux, and vice-versa.
- A long-standing problem consuming apps from Azure DevOps (VSTS) NuGet feeds has been resolved! 🎉
- A subtle bug preventing
@Id = 'event-***'queries from succeeding in some circumstances was fixed
- Event payload size measurement in the "classic" JSON format is now more accurate
- Seq Apps now ignore redundant properties supplied in their configuration, fixing some issues experiences when upgrading installed apps
- The Seq Windows installer will no longer allow installation on unsupported OS versions, avoiding some upgrade headaches
- User permalinks are now included in backups (architectural changes have only just made this possible, so it's really an "enhancement" of sorts 😉)
Seq 5.1.3200 is an in-place update: running the MSI or re-launching your Docker container will take care of everything.
Full details of what's included are in the release milestone on GitHub.
As always, we're reachable here and via firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any help upgrading.