syslog files

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Oct 27th, 2009

One of my firewalls is pouring log files to a server. The file size keeps on increasing as time passes(at times near 12GB), after which it takes ages to open & review the information.

Is there a way that the log files generated are stored in a daily format, with each file storing logs for a 24hr period.( i do remember having worked on something like this, but dont know how to set this).

Kindly advise.

Thanks!

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Faisal Sehbai Tue, 10/27/2009 - 20:08

What sort of server is it? If Linux, google logrotate and set that up

HTH,

Faisal

Faisal Sehbai Tue, 10/27/2009 - 20:36

Don't know of any native tools for this. You might have to look at scripting for this.

Faisal

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