[syslog-ng] logstore and idx files

Anup Shetty anupdshetty at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 10:15:43 CEST 2012


Hello, Can anyone please help with this?

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Anup Shetty <anupdshetty at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>  When using logstore(), it writes to log files with extension .lgs. The
> .jor files act as buffers before the logs are written on to the disk in
> .lgs files.
> Another file that gets created are the .idx files.
> What are the .idx files for?
> Each day logs from the servers gets stored into different files as the
> $Date parameter is used to create the file name. When this happens, suppose
> on 23:59:59 hrs, the journal file does not fill up to the chunk size
> defined or the chuck time does not expire and the syslog writes to a new
> file at 00:00:00hrs then what happens to the logs? do they get written onto
> the .lgs files?
> --

Thanks and regards,
Anup Shetty
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