Automagic Log trimming?

Dennis devel at muhlesteins.com
Fri Jan 6 08:58:37 MST 2006


Stuart Jansen wrote:

>On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 11:06 -0700, Steve wrote:
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>>I would like to trim that log down to roughly 7 days or so since the
>>server this is on is now pretty high traffic.
>>I'm just wondering what tools there may exist so I can just set it and
>>forget it, to automatically clean up my system message logs.
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>Log rotate and log watch are both quite useful. Not sure what package
>name they'll be under on Gentoo.
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I install metalog instead of sysklogd when I installed Gentoo.  It does
the log rotation automatically.

-Dennis

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