Is Apache rotatelogs efficienct for real world use?
b.movaqar at adempiere.org
Mon Oct 1 20:16:15 PDT 2007
On 2007-10-01 Eric Crist wrote:
> On Oct 1, 2007, at 2:43 PMOct 1, 2007, Bahman M. wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Is Apache rotatelogs suitable for handling large volumes of
> > access logs, i.e. around 50K requests per hour at _peak_ time which
> > is 1.2M requests per day. According to Apache website
> > (http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/logs.html#rotation) this becomes
> > about 120MB in size per day.
> > Does somebody have similar experience with rotatelogs? Would you
> > direct me to the proper tool in case it's not efficient enough ?
> > TIA,
> > Bahman
> I would recommend letting syslog handle the rotation. While we
> don't have that many hits, it's always worked well.
Absolutely agree however I'm looking for a non-native solution to
logging as the configuration will be migrated to a Windoze 2003 server
in the end -just testing on FreeBSD. Sorry, should have already stated
this at the start of thread.
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