Re: GI log sizes

From: K Gopalakrishnan <>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 17:33:42 -0600
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You can set the logsfilesize using crsctl (crsctl set css logfilesize?) and this one is not documented in the reference. The 'logfilesize' is carefully avoided in the crsctl utility reference. So I am not sure whether this is supported (!).


On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Herring Dave - dherri <> wrote:
> Does anyone know if we can control the size of the various Grid Infrastructure logs?  Under 11gR2 it appears there are 11 logs that are rotated automatically by Oracle with 2 different max sizes:
> % find $CRS_HOME/log/`hostname -s`/ -name '*.l01' -type f -ls | awk '{print $7" "$11}'
> 10579665 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.l01
> 10581706 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/crsd/orarootagent_root/orarootagent_root.l01
> 10591008 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/ohasd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.l01
> 10589986 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/ohasd/orarootagent_root/orarootagent_root.l01
> 10572636 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/ohasd/oracssdmonitor_root/oracssdmonitor_root.l01
> 10579512 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/agent/ohasd/oracssdagent_root/oracssdagent_root.l01
> 10556270 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/ctssd/octssd.l01
> 52823233 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/cssd/ocssd.l01
> 10542909 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/crsd/crsd.l01
> 52737221 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/gpnpd/gpnpd.l01
> 10569769 /grid/app/11.2.0/oracle/log/hostname/ohasd/ohasd.l01
> CSSD and GPNPD files are rotated at 50 MB while the rest at 10 MB.  This isn't a huge deal to most, but I've been given a server to support that has 9.7 GB of space for /grid.  This doesn't leave me a lot to play with and I doubt I can get them to add more space.  I've already got a cleanup job for those files Oracle and adrci don't handle, but I was hoping that for some of the above I could shrink the max size a bit, so that even once they all have their 11 copies the impact would be less.
> MOS doc 557204.1 refers to a max size but doesn't specify how it's set or maintained.
> It's interesting that Oracle says you'll need 4.5 GB for the install of GI but I don't believe there's any mention in the doc of the space needed ongoing.  Once you apply a few patches (.patch_storage is 2.5 GB now) and run long enough for the logs above to have their 10 copy rotation, 10 GB is a little tight.
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