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Old 11-26-2003, 08:33 PM   #1
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archiving the logs

with what or how can i archive the log files in /var/log/ ... maillog syslog ...
i want to archive only those that are to large :> so i need a script or duno something like newsyslog ... the archive must be in .tar.gz format or .tgz and also i must set the path where it should put the archive somewhere in duno /home/backup or something :>
pls help me out ppl
Old 11-26-2003, 08:42 PM   #2
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Try doing man logrotate ... I'd love to explain everything in detail, but I really don't use logrotate that much. Sorry

Please don't take this as a RTFM answer.


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