[CentOS] What fires logrotate

Al Sparks data345 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 21 18:25:20 UTC 2008


--- On Thu, 8/21/08, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:

> From: Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] What fires logrotate
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008, 10:13 AM
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:06:19AM -0700, Al Sparks wrote:
> > I've been taking a look at how RedHat (and CentOS)
> handles logrotate.
> > According to the man page, logrotate is supposed to be
> fired by cron.
> > But when I look at root's crontab
> >    $ sudo crontab lu root
> >    no crontab for root
> 
> See /etc/cron.daily
> (see also other directories matching /etc/cron.*)
> 
> Look in /etc/crontab to see how they're called.
> 
> -- 
> 
> rgds
> Stephen
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Thanks.  Very helpful.
   === Al


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