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I am an Outreachy intern working under the Jenkins Organization on the Audit Log plugin development.

It's a plugin to be used with Jenkins for auditing purposes. It uses Log4j Audit and currently adds the audit logs to a configured file. On which I picked up a task that makes the IANA enterprise number configurable.

Here is the wiki link to know more about the IANA(Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) enterprise number.

As mentioned above, currently, the audited logs are appended to a file present in a configured location. There are other appenders available to be configured provided by Log4j Audit.

IANA Enterprise number is related to syslog appenders. Syslog appender writes its output to a remote destination specified by a host and port in a specific format. The data can be sent over either TCP or UDP.

I worked on configuring only a syslog appender and it worked fine.

Now came the real use case. We need to make such appenders configurable by means of the plugin settings. So with…
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I am glad that you have decided to apply to Outreachy and also looking for ways to get your application in and successful. I am Gayathri Rajendar and I am part of the May 2019 to August 2019 Outreachy program through Jenkins. I work on the development of a Jenkins plugin along with another intern Aarthi Rajaraman.
As you already know, Outreachy is an internship program that supports diversity in free and open source software. Being an Outreachy intern, I can work remotely and are not required to move. On successful completion, I will likely be paid a stipend of $5,500 USD for the three-month internship. Also, I may get a $500 USD travel stipend to attend conferences or events.
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