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Old 05-11-2008, 02:03 AM   #1
rajaniyer123
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How to rollover the active log file in solaris without loosing any info


Hi

As normally I am facing the problem for Disk Space in which the active log file is used to taking too much space in respective slice.

For example

in /var/log I have syslog which is taking up more than 2.8 GB

2884753345 May 10 23:01 syslog

Now in above case is there any utility to rollover the same like syslog.o and will create new on syslog, so that I can gzip the syslog.o.

Please suggest

Thanks
Rajan
 
Old 05-11-2008, 09:38 PM   #2
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Hey There,

You can setup logadm. Sun wrote it so it's (maybe/maybe not) the best tool for the job

http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/content/...is_logadm.html

Best wishes,

Mike
 
  


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