Re: [Samba] Log rotation issue
- Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:56:21 +0100
- From: Achim Gottinger via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Log rotation issue
Am 01.12.2017 um 11:36 schrieb Anantha Raghava via samba:
Continuing on the same subject, the VARIABLE SUBSTITUTIONS are not
working. for example, I want to have the date & time attached to the
samba log file. Hence I modified the smb.conf
log file = /var/log/samba/samba.%T.log
The file with name "samba.%T.log" gets created in /var/log/samba
folder and %T will not get substituted with current date & time.
I request for your guidance to correct this part. Also the samba
continues to write into .old file as well and not finding any means to
Many thanks for your guidance in advance.
I'll give it another try.
See here about your logfile issue
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12935. As I laready wrote,
using copytruncate for logrotate fixed that issue for me. I also assume
your system does not use systemd.
I do not use variables so someone else may jump in here.
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