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Hi!

i want to rotate daemon.log every week keeping last year's log... how i can do it?

Thanks in advance
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by:morsa804tons
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Hi!

i want to rotate daemon.log every week keeping last year's log... how i can do it?

Thanks in advance
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by:ozo
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crontab <<end
0 0 * * 0 mv daemon.log ratate.`date +%W`
end
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by:Tintin
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Is daemon.log written to via syslog?

If so, add it to /etc/logrotate.d/syslog
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Duncan Roe earned 1000 total points
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You can put the script in /etc/cron.weekly. That takes care of running it once a week.
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