[CentOS] Controlling log file sizes
ian at duckland.org
Sat Apr 11 23:14:43 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 22:25 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> My fetchmail and procmail log files are getting rather large, and there's
> really no reason to keep entries for ever. How do others handle this? I know
> I could manually delete the older stuff then re-save the file, but it doesn't
> seem a good method.
Use logrotate - it's built-in. Check the files in /etc/logrotate.d/ for
examples, as well as the logrotate man page...
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