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    Default Buried in logger logs

    looking in /zimbra/logger/db/data, I appear to have about 6GB of logs going back more than 60 days. This for a mail server supporting 10 users, and total (combined) mailbox sizes of under 1 GB.

    Some of these logs reach 50MB per day (we have a fair amount of inbound'/outbound traffic)

    1. Is there a downside to deleting a pile of the earlier domain-bin.0000xx logfiles?

    2. Is there a way to have logger only keep a rolling 30 days worth of logs. I can't find anything in the documentation or forums.
    (but my search-fu may not be up to par.)

    Thanks and keep up the great work!
    Last edited by mcevoys; 08-06-2006 at 05:18 PM.

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    Bump for help

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    Still looking for answers....

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    Not to be a pest, but I'd like to hear some type of answers here.

    I'm most interested in how to put some type of limits on the size of some of these logs.

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    Have you tried to have a look at newsyslog ?

    man newsyslog and man newsyslog.conf might help.

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    Just in case you don't have newsyslog installed on your system you can view the man page here.
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