[syslog-ng] Logfile Rotation

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Sun Aug 30 13:58:28 CEST 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-18 at 21:59 +0200, Sergei Zhirikov wrote:
> 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?
> >  
> Hi,
> 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.

Please do. That's what open source is about.


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