[syslog-ng] Log Rotation

Geller, Sandor (IT) Sandor.Geller at morganstanley.com
Thu Sep 6 12:09:33 CEST 2007


> I am logging locally to
> destination hosts { 
> file("/opt/log/HOSTS/$YEAR/$MONTH/$DAY/$HOST/$PROGRAM" 
> owner(root) group(root) perm(0600) dir_perm(0700) create_dirs(yes));};

Why do you want to rotate these??? New files will be created every
day. Simply delete the old ones if you need to reclaim space.

> I am also logging to a mysql database
> destination d_mysql { pipe("/tmp/mysql.pipe" template("INSERT 
> INTO logs (host, facility, priority, level, tag, date, time, 
> program, msg) VALUES ('$HOST', '$FACILITY', '$PRIORITY', 
> '$LEVEL', '$TAG', '$YEAR-$MONTH-$DAY', '$HOUR:$MIN:$SEC', 
> '$PROGRAM', '$MSG');\n") template-escape(yes)); };

Sorry, I still don't understand what do you want to achieve.

Log rotation or log retention ?



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