[CentOS] Manually rolling logfiles over
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Sat Jan 17 08:35:01 UTC 2009
Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> How can I do this w/o restarting services or rebooting?
copy log file to a new file and truncate the original
(cat /dev/null >filename)
Or setup a logrotate config with the copytruncate option.
There is a chance I believe to drop some log events between
the copy and the truncate depending on how active the log is.
Or use a log service such as syslog.
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