Re: [Samba] Log rotation issue
- Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2017 19:37:17 +1300
- From: Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Log rotation issue
On Sat, 2017-12-02 at 11:58 +0530, Anantha Raghava wrote:
> Hello Andrew,
> Thanks for proper explanation.
> To overcome this, also as we need to store logs for long, now we
> have written a shell script, executed as a crop every three minutes
> that checks the file size. If the file size is 1 GB or above, it
> moves the log file to <logfile>.timestamp.log.old and clears the main
> log file.
> We have commented out the max log size in sub.conf.
> If need be I can share the script here
I'm not sure that will help, that is pretty much what was happening
before. The key is to send a -HUP to the whole process tree to make
them re-open the logs, otherwise the other child samba processes will
still just write to the .old
I know this sucks. I think the solution is to have a new reopen-logs
message created so this can be used in logroate, and to have it used
internally as I mentioned.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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