[syslog-ng] Logfile Rotation
sfzhi at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 18 21:59:28 CEST 2009
Jain, Vaibhav (GE Healthcare) wrote:
> I am using syslog-ng to collect the logs from different machines. I want
> to configure the log rotation policy. I want to know How to configure
> the log rotation policy? Does syslog-ng supports it? is there any
> relation between syslog-ng and log rotation ?
> I was searching it on google and I found one example ( given below ). i
> want to know what is the role of syslog-ng in log rotation ? I think log
> rotataion is not part of syslog-ng features. Can you please suggest me
> the best way for log rotation?
Personally I prefer to arrange log rotation based on the file size
rather than some fixed time interval, so I have added that feature to
syslog-ng. If anyone is interested I can explain in more details and
post the patch.
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