[CentOS] xferlog not rotating.

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri May 20 15:35:38 UTC 2011

Patricia A Moss wrote:
> I am not sure how to correctly troubleshoot this.  I just noticed that my
> /var/log/xferlog file is huge.  There are no files in /etc/logrotate.d/
> for xferlog. This is what leads me to believe that it isnot rotating. Or
> perhaps I do not have it set to rotate. I am not sure.
> I am running CentOS release 5 (Final).
> Can someone tell me what I, apparently, do not have configured correctly.
> Thank you.
Ok, I just did a little searching, and the installs of various packages
*should* put things in /etc/logrotate.d. I trust you have backups: you
should look to see if the contents of that directory were somehow deleted,
and restore them. If not, copy them from another machine.

And find out why they disappeared.


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