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[ Source: logrotate  ]

Package: logrotate (3.7.1-3~bpo.1) [backports]

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Log rotation utility

The logrotate utility is designed to simplify the administration of log files on a system which generates a lot of log files. Logrotate allows for the automatic rotation compression, removal and mailing of log files. Logrotate can be set to handle a log file daily, weekly, monthly or when the log file gets to a certain size. Normally, logrotate runs as a daily cron job.

Tags: System Administration: Logging, User Interface: Command Line, Daemon, Role: role::sw:server, Purpose: Data Organisation, Storing, Synchronisation, Works with: System Logs

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha 38.4 kB180.0 kB [list of files]
arm 34.5 kB156.0 kB [list of files]
hppa 36.3 kB160.0 kB [list of files]
i386 35.6 kB160.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 43.3 kB200.0 kB [list of files]
mips 36.2 kB180.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 36.7 kB164.0 kB [list of files]
s390 35.6 kB160.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 34.6 kB160.0 kB [list of files]