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Re: Logrotate - daily log files for a month



Vivek J. Patankar wrote:
> 
> I hope you realise that if set to daily, logrotate happens at 4:02AM.
> That means yesterday's log actually contains 4 hours of 'today' and is
> missing 4 hours from yesterday.
> If you run automated report generation from the logs, eg. SARG, the
> report will be incomplete unless the utility that generates reports is
> aware of log rotation and takes it into consideration.
> 
This can be changed - either change the entry in /etc/crontab, or
remove logrotate from /etc/cron.daily and put an entry in
/etc/cron.d to run it at 12:01 or something like that.

Mikkel
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