[Rack] Log rotation on Cernio servers

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Mon Mar 28 19:52:12 PDT 2011


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 06:59:24PM -0700, Dr. Jesus wrote:
> > The only Noisebridge-associated machine at Cernio I'm aware of is the
> > VPS that hosts DNS, mailman, and the wiki at 209.237.247.66.  AFAIK it
> > has some default logrotate configuration and uses rm, not shred.
> 
> How can I see the contents of /etc/logrotate.conf and /etc/logrotate.d/*?

Answer my question first:

> > Is there any particular reason for your query?
> 
> I need to know how long logs of HTTP and SMTP clients will persist,
> that's all.

Your response is not an answer to my question, and /etc/logrotate*
doesn't tell you how long the logs persist.

What's the rationale behind your "need to know"?  When someone asks
"why", responding "because I need to" is unlikely to do much other than
infuriate them.

-andy


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