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I went into the log folder of my lighttpd server and I found several files:

access.log access.log.4.gz error.log error.log.2.gz access.log.1 deluxeorganics

I was wondering if the server is creating log.1 log.2 files (and compressing them) to store the log history in separate files.


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This looks to me like your log files are being rotated and compressed by logrotate.

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@Patrick: You can search for logrotate config file something like: /etc/logrotate.d/lighttpd – Khaled Nov 29 '10 at 13:30

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