Thursday, May 24, 2012

logrotate

Doc here http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/logrotate8.html


find / -name logrotate 2> /dev/null

/etc/cron.daily/logrotate
/usr/sbin/logrotate



less /etc/cron.daily/logrotate

#!/bin/sh

/usr/sbin/logrotate /etc/logrotate.conf
EXITVALUE=$?
if [ $EXITVALUE != 0 ]; then
/usr/bin/logger -t logrotate "ALERT exited abnormally with [$EXITVALUE]"
fi
exit 0



less /etc/logrotate.conf


# see "man logrotate" for details
# rotate log files weekly
weekly

# keep 4 weeks worth of backlogs
rotate 4

# create new (empty) log files after rotating old ones
create

# uncomment this if you want your log files compressed
#compress

# RPM packages drop log rotation information into this directory
include /etc/logrotate.d

# no packages own wtmp -- we'll rotate them here
/var/log/wtmp {
monthly
minsize 1M
create 0664 root utmp
rotate 1
}

/var/log/btmp {
missingok
monthly
minsize 1M
create 0600 root utmp
rotate 1
}

# system-specific logs may be also be configured here.

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