Re: [fwAnalog] rotation not working

From: Dustin (
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 00:09:12 CET


On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 22:00:24 +0100, Balázs Bárány <> wrote:
> Hi,
> * Dustin <> [2004-12-09 23:57]:
> > I guess I'm confused. I want to rotate my firewall log files so I
> > have a file a day or one a week. I'd also like to make sure that when
> fwanalog doesn't rotate the original logfiles (syslog, firewall log,
> whatever), it rotates only the one in the $outdir directory
> (fwanalog.all.log), on request, but only by month.
I searched through the Readme and can't find the syntax to rotate fwanalog.all.log by month. How do I set this up? Also, reading through, I found a note stating that rotating is not necessary anymore. Why is that?

> > Can the rotation of the syslogs be accomplished using fwAnalog or
> > should I use something else?
> You need to use something else for that.
I will probably use newsyslog in order to accomplish this.



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