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Old 08-24-2009
Bug delete audit old log

hi all,
i enabled audit in my server it is working fine, now i want to delete old logs from audit file ,plz find a solution for it,



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spandan
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Old 08-25-2009
Which O/S do you have?
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Old 08-25-2009
Forum topic is Sun Solaris, seems likely that's the OS the O/P is using?


I wasn't going to try and answer this one as I'm not that familier with audit, but now the thread is no longer in 'unanswered' state, I'll have a go Smilie

You can use audit -n to trigger the creation of a new audit file, the old one can then be archived/deleted/whatever as you please.
A suitable logadm.conf line to handle this would be:
Code:
/var/log/audit -C 52 -N -b '/usr/sbin/audit -n' -t '$file.$n' -z 2

This will keep a year's audit logs, leaving the most recent two uncompressed.

Or of course, just cron if you don't need to clean up old files that way.

I can't remember the actual location of the audit log file, so you'll need to tweak it a bit.

Last edited by Smiling Dragon; 08-25-2009 at 01:09 AM..

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