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Old 03-08-2012
Log Rotation

Hi Guys,

Good morning, I just want to know and collect ideas on this one. Regarding rotation of logs as I've observed it's not consistently functioning. I have a server with 8 Partitions, each partition has a dedicated directory for the logs that is needed and I set it every 5mins (300secs) the process will close and create a file. So meaning, I have 8 processes for those 8 Partitions. Let's say this is my config for this case:
Code:
file-pattern /dir/subdir/partition-%PARTITION/%NAME-%HOST_%Y%m%d%H%M%S_%04seq

Now what I want and so I did is to create a single directory named partition-all and that these 8 processed for all the 8 partitions will just close and create all files/logs in this directory. The problem I'm experiencing now is that, not all partitions are creating the file. And let's say this how it looks like with my new config:
Code:
file-pattern /dir/subdir/partition-all/%NAME-%HOST_%PARTITION_%Y%m%d%H%M%S_%04seq

Thanks!

BR,
rymnd_12345
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Old 03-12-2012
Hi Rymnd

You can set a shell script for the process, and set a cron job for that script to run every 5 mins

If you are having issues with the logs not being generated, then you can create a logrotate file under /etc/logrotate.d Refer to man page for logrotate details
 

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