On Fri, 23 Apr 2004 12:36:02 +0930, Tim Aslat wrote > In the immortal words of "Noah" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>... > > this advice does not give me many warm fuzzies - the website appears > > to be down. any other util recommendations that rotate hundreds of > > apache logs files really well. newsyslog is not meeting our > > requirements at the moment. > > Have you tried using the internal rotation code in apache? > > this excerpt from "man rotatelogs" should provide more information > rotatelogs is a simple program for use in conjunction with > Apache's piped logfile feature which can be used like this: > > TransferLog "| rotatelogs /path/to/logs/access_log 86400" >
Okay this looks like a viable option. can rotatelogs also age out and delete log files that are older than 30 days? And does it compress the log files as well? - Noah > This creates the files /path/to/logs/access_log.nnnn where > nnnn is the system time at which the log nominally starts > (this time will always be a multiple of the rotation time, so > you can synchronize cron scripts with it). At the end of > each rotation time (here after 24 hours) a new log is started. > > Logging is internal to apache, and doesn't require apache to be > restarted. > > Hope this helps > > Cheers > > Tim > > -- > Tim Aslat <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Spyderweb Consulting > http://www.spyderweb.com.au > P: +61 8 82243020 M: +61 0401088479 > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"