log rotation recommendations

Jeffrey Goldberg jeffrey at goldmark.org
Sat Mar 24 18:12:19 UTC 2007


Having recently moved from Linux (SuSE) to FreeBSD (6.2-p3) I'm  
wondering what the recommended way of rotating logs (principally  
postfix and apache).  I see that logrotate, with which I'm familiar,  
is in ports.  I also see that there is a file /etc/newsyslog.conf,  
but it looks like newsyslog(8) only knows about HUPping syslogd.

If there is no conventional "BSD way of doing this", I'll just  
install logrotate and go with what I know, but I thought I would  
check here first.



Jeffrey Goldberg                        http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/

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