[syslog-ng]File Sizes

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:59:38 +0100

On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 06:30:36PM -0600, Jacob Steinberger wrote:
> Forgive me if this is a simple question, but, can syslog-ng handle file 
> rotation? I see there are options for the fifo sizes but no tuning for log 
> rotation or file sizes. If this isnt currently available, can syslog-ng 
> follow inode changes if the file it's writing to is changed/deleted?

syslog-ng does not handle log rotation on its own, use a program like
logrotate to perform this task, and send a SIGHUP to syslog-ng to reopen
destination files (so inode changes will be taken into account)

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