Re: rotatate logs - Apache has anyone got this to rotate at a specific time?
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 07:14:55 -0700 (PDT)
actual I have 2.2 on the one and it isn't working.
the 1.3 is actually working better go figure.
- On Mon, 10/19/09, Mark Weaver <mark-clist_at_npsl.co.uk> wrote:
From: Mark Weaver <mark-clist_at_npsl.co.uk> Subject: Re: rotatate logs - Apache has anyone got this to rotate at a specific time? To: "kathy duret" <katpopins21_at_yahoo.com> Cc: oracle-l_at_freelists.org, ora-apps-dba_at_freelists.org Date: Monday, October 19, 2009, 1:51 PM
On 19/10/2009 7:37 PM, kathy duret wrote:
> tried it on both Apache 1.3 and 2.0 no dice
> 86400 basically rotates it every 24 hours.
As I said below, the rotate at midnight feature is only documented for apache >= 2.2. You either need a newer rotatelogs or a different method of log rotation.
> I am having issues trying to even force a log rotation.
> So much fun so little time.
> --- On *Fri, 10/16/09, Mark Weaver /<mark-clist_at_npsl.co.uk>/* wrote:
> From: Mark Weaver <mark-clist_at_npsl.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: rotatate logs - Apache has anyone got this to rotate at
> a specific time?
> To: katpopins21_at_yahoo.com
> Cc: oracle-l_at_freelists.org
> Date: Friday, October 16, 2009, 4:30 PM
> On 16/10/2009 4:26 PM, kathy duret wrote:
> > I am using the rotatelog function for my Apache logs.
> > ErrorLog "|/u01/Apache/Apache/bin/rotatelogs
> > While this does rotate the logs every 24 hours with a datetime, I
> > specifically need to have it run at midnight.
> > Yes, I have an SR open and yet I posted to Apache forums.
> > There is a transferlog function but I haven't been able to get
> this to work
> > I thought if I could manually force a rotate, then I could just cron
> > this to go at midnight.
> Which version of apache is it?
> states that "if the rotation time is 86400, the log file will be
> rotated every night at midnight", although:
> does not. It should be easy enough to grab/use the rotatelogs from a
> newer version of apache though.
> You also need to consider when midnight is -- it has options for
> making it run in localtime or at specific UTC offsets, but by
> default it runs in UTC.