troubleshooting Question

Tarring files in Linux 6.5

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So we have 544 Linux machines
They all send their audit.log to the syslog server

Some of the logs are getting quite big and need to be tarred/compressed and stored on the backup sever to be backed up.

So I wrote a script that tells me what folders are over 1 gig
du -h --max-depth=1 /mnt/rsyslog/ | grep '[0-9]G\>' | sort -hr >/mnt/rsyslog/audit/Over1G.txt

That gives me a listing of folders that are over 1G and outputs to the text file

Currently I am having to go to each folder and tar the file to the backup server, remove the file, then remove the directory.
repeat steps for next machine

Is there a way to write a script that will do what I do via the script?

Attached is what I do.

Duncan Roe
Software Developer

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