newsyslog.conf question

Ronnie Clark ronj_clark at
Wed Sep 29 06:27:05 PDT 2004


Please add this. If I can help by testing out
functionality, I definitely will. This will help out
greatly in satisfying audit issues like 
Sarbanes-Oxley, etc...

So, in the mean time, does anyone have a script that
will do this via cron or something?

Ron Clark

--- Garance A Drosehn <gad at> wrote:

> At 7:38 AM -0700 9/28/04, Ronnie Clark wrote:
> >Hello all,
> >
> >Having read the man page for this file's
> >configuration, I notice there is not an option to
> >digitally sign the logs on rotation using PGP/GPG.
> Is
> >there a workaround? or are there plans to add this
> >functionality to future versions, like 5.3 -STABLE?
> That is not on my list of things to add to
> newsyslog, but
> I could certainly put something for this on the
> list...
> If I do it, it will show up in 5.3-stable, and
> possibly
> even in 4.x-stable (although that is less likely
> once we
> have 5.3-stable).  What I might add is some generic
> way
> to specify a program to run after a log file has
> been
> rotated, where newsyslog will specify the name of
> the
> (already rotated) log file when it runs the program.
> -- 
> Garance Alistair Drosehn     =     
> gad at
> Senior Systems Programmer               or  
> gad at
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;             Troy,
> NY;  USA

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