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Comando logrotate su Linux

Paolo Caparrelli Linux 22 June 2022

#Rotazione log con il comando logrotate

Le configurazioni singole dei rotate log sono nella cartella /etc/logrotate.d
Bisogna creare i file specificando nella prima riga su quale log file dovrà operare.

Questo che segue è un esempio di script (file > /etc/logrotate.d/modsec)

/var/log/apache2/modsec_audit.log {
rotate 1
service apache2 restart

Il file di configurazione cron giornaliero è il seguente /etc/cron.daily/logrotate

rotate 1 > tells logrotate to keep ONLY 1 copy of the file. This means that today at 4 am logrotates deletes the file modsec_audit.log.1.gz
and creates a new one starting from modsec_audit.log.

compress > means that we do want a compressed archive of the file

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