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Old 11-04-2003, 03:09 AM   #1
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Unhappy I've deleted a log file to save space and...


I've deleted a log file to save space but now I'm not capturing logs from the cisco server. Is it a normal thing when one deletes a log file? (I've deleted it from /var/log/cisco.log)
 
Old 11-04-2003, 03:57 AM   #2
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.... In fact I had to reboot the computer for the logs to be captured again... I think I have to use logrotate to limit the size of the log files.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 11:21 AM   #3
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Cool

you could have done also instead of rebooting your computer do a: touch /var/log/cisco.log

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Old 11-04-2003, 12:03 PM   #4
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next time 'cat /dev/null > /var/log/cisco.log' instead of rm...
Some logs will recreate themselves and others won't.

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