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Old Unix and Linux 06-14-2013   -   Original Discussion by johney1981
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Archive and purge the log file

Hi Unix Experts,

I am new in this filed.

I have assignment to Archive and purge the log file using shell scripts I tried I could not get the result please help me this.

Ex: test.log
requirement : using shell script I need to archive the log file and nil and the content of (test.log) file to 0 kb

and then in the archive folder log files are name to test.tar


test.log 20000MB
after nil (content of file 0kb)

test.log 0kb

archive log file moved to


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