[CentOS] sendmail maillog rotation on centos 4

Michael Grinnell grinnell at american.edu
Wed Sep 27 20:42:30 UTC 2006


Hi,

I'm trying to figure out which process is rotating my maillog every  
Sunday at 4:03 am.  This happens on all of my centos 4 boxes.   
AFAICT, logrotate is not running.  This is from a fairly minimal  
install, so I'm assuming this is a default process.

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[root at penguin ~]# ls -l /var/log/maill*
-rw-------  1 root root 230603836 Sep 27 16:30 /var/log/maillog
-rw-------  1 root root 526100566 Sep 24 04:03 /var/log/maillog.1
-rw-------  1 root root 539020377 Sep 17 04:03 /var/log/maillog.2
-rw-------  1 root root 513822843 Sep 10 04:03 /var/log/maillog.3
-rw-------  1 root root 746455304 Sep  3 04:03 /var/log/maillog.4
[root at penguin ~]# crontab -l
no crontab for root
[root at penguin ~]# ls -l /var/spool/cron/
total 0
[root at penguin ~]#
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Thanks,
Michael



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