[Rack] Log rotation on Cernio servers
j at hug.gs
Tue Mar 29 01:59:24 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 05:29:01PM -0700, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 3:02 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 02:34:29PM -0700, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>> >> How long are web and mail logs kept? Are they shredded or just
>> >> unlinked when they are ready to be removed?
>> > I'm not sure what servers you're talking about; there are a bunch of
>> > distinct machines and VMs at cernio with various levels of connection to
>> > Noisebridge. Care to clarify?
>> Is there a list of these machines?
> Why would we need centralized administrative overhead? The list will
> just get out of date. So no, AFAIK there isn't a list of machines
> associated with noisebridge.
> The only Noisebridge-associated machine at Cernio I'm aware of is the
> VPS that hosts DNS, mailman, and the wiki at 188.8.131.52. AFAIK it
> has some default logrotate configuration and uses rm, not shred.
How can I see the contents of /etc/logrotate.conf and /etc/logrotate.d/*?
I'm unclear on whether it's just one machine or not. Earlier you said
"there are a bunch of
distinct machines and VMs at cernio with various levels of connection to
Noisebridge." When you say but the VPS is the only one that's
"noisebridge-associated," do you mean it's the only one with a
noisebridge.net reverse DNS entry, the only one dedicated to
Noisebridge use, or something else?
> Is there any particular reason for your query? Is this another case of
> you investigating an allegation of supposed malfeasance associated with
I need to know how long logs of HTTP and SMTP clients will persist, that's all.
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