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[LDM #YWU-538195]: AIX Rotate Syslog



Jeff,

> Is AIX syslog.conf 'rotate' parm disruptive to ldm 's logging?

I don't know. We've never used the AIX syslog.conf "rotate" parameter because 
it's non-standard.

> We would like to try to use it's AIX syslogd rotation than ldm's.
> 
> Our ldm admin has shorten when ldm 'hups' our syslogd.  Now our
> system logs never reaches it's rotation of one day.

The LDM system's mechanism for rotating log files can be disabled in LDM 6.9 
and later packages by setting the registry parameter "/log/rotate" to 0 via the 
command "regutil -u 0 /log/rotate" and in LDM 6.8 and earlier packages by 
editing the file "etc/ldmadmin-pl.conf" and setting the parameter "$log_rotate" 
to 0. You must also ensure that the command "ldmadmin newlog" is never executed 
(by a crontab(1) entry, for example).

> Thanks,
> Jeff

Regards,
Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: YWU-538195
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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