> I tried man logrotate, apparently it is configured via a file
> specified on it's command line, but I have no idea of what in the
> myriad of files in RedHat 7.3 is firing it up (my feeble guesses
> did not help). I initially suspected logrotate was getting
> messed up by having to rotate the message log, but it is
> relatively modest in size.
>> Can anyone please give me a clue where to start?
>logrotate is generally run via cron; in Red Hat's case it's run from a job
in cron.daily, which generally uses the standard config file
(/etc/logrotate.conf). I've had problems with it going a little nuts in the
past, so I guess the first thing to do is to look in /var/log and see if
it's actually rotating files -- see if there's lots of logfiles with numbers
appended to them; and have a look at the config file to see if anything
sticks out. Maybe post the config here?
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