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acs logs to be purged

We have an acs 3.3 solution engine installed. We want to back up all types of logs generated ex. passed authentication, failed authentication etc., and to purge the logs from the solution engine. After purging the current logs we need to start the logging

to be fresh from the date of purging.

What are the steps involved for achieving the above scenario

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Re: acs logs to be purged

This is not possible if you are logging on the appliance itself.

If however you are logging off box, using the remote agent functionality then it is possible.

You will need to write a script that

1) stops the agent process

2) create a temporary back up directory and moves all log files from current directory that new one

3) restart the agent process

4) process the log files in the new directory once processed remove

The move operation can be extremly quick if you rename the logging root directory and create a new one that is the same name as the original.

However there may be an opportunity for packets to be lost if the service isn't restarted quickly unless you run multiple agents for faulttolerance