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Old 06-06-2006, 07:02 PM   #1
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Question /tmp filling up with logwatch

Every few days I get the /tmp directory filling up with logwatch stuff

Creates directories like these:


With all logfiles underneath.

How can I stop this from happening or how can I get it to write these files elsewhere.
Not sure what started this in the first place.

Old 06-06-2006, 07:14 PM   #2
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Ok found it in logwatch.conf and pointing to another dir rather then /tmp.

What do I need to restart (if anything) to apply these changes?

Old 06-06-2006, 07:36 PM   #3
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On my system logwatch is run out of cron, not as a daemon - you shouldn't have to restart it.


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