[Logwatch] how to read old logs

Bob Hutchinson hutchlists at midwales.com
Tue Oct 4 09:17:41 MST 2005

On Tuesday 04 Oct 2005 15:23, Theodore Heise wrote:
> Hi all,
> On my Slackware 10.2 system I have logrotate set to place old
> versions of debug, maillog, messages, and syslog into /var/log/old/
> as I believe is default fo Slackware.  I like having the old
> versions there, to minimize clutter.
> On the other hand, old log files for apache, news, and ntp are kept
> in the same directory as the current file, as each of these services
> has its own directory for log files (e.g., /var/log/apache/).
> I would like to have logwatch read both rotated and current logs,
> but am not sure how to tell it about the location of the rotated
> standard logs in /var/log/old/.  Any tips would be much appreciated.

/etc/log.d/conf/logfiles/ contains the logfile definitions, edit those to suit

> Thanks!

Bob Hutchinson
Midwales dot com

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