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From "Ebbe Hjorth" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] montly log rotation
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:40:07 GMT
> Tom Evans wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 13:30 +0100, Ebbe Hjorth wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I run apache 2.2 on a FreeBSD v7.0 machine, with a lot of virtual
>>> hosts,
>>> with each their own access and error log.
>>> I have been looking at rotatelogs so i dont have to restart/reload
>>> apache,
>>> but the rotatelogs only rotate logs on a time interval, or logs size
>>> count.
>>> I would like to rotate all the logs on ex. the last nigth in a month,
>>> so i
>>> get to logs for each month, for each virtual host, and then delete the
>>> old
>>> logs when they are a year old.
>>> I need help on this quest.
>>> Thank you in advance.
>>> Best regards, Ebbe, Denmark
>> We use cronolog for this.
> Under Linux, there is also a utility called "logrotate" (a separate
> program which will run from time to time under cron, and rotate a choice
> of logfiles, dictated by its configuration files).
> We use it on all our Apache2 sites, works very nicely.

Yeah i tried that, but the result wasnt what i am looking for, it got
really wierd.

/ Ebbe

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