Flumming syslogs to flume-ng services

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http://serverfault.com – Trying to get the syslogs flumed to our flume-ng services. The lines get written to hdfs file system as per the configuration but here are by issues. No date or hostname Lines are completely wrapped. Look gibberish Troubleshooting : * Switched flume configurations between "DataStream & SequenceFile" * Tried without any roll options. OS = Ubuntu 12.04 hadoop version = CDH4 "Running on multi-cluster Node" Any ideas or suggestions. (HowTos)