I have a bunch of servers(Centos 5.x) with Apache that have their logs rotated with cronolog. What is the best strategy for compressing and deleting those logs automatically after a certain time? CustomLog "|/usr/sbin/cronolog /var/log/httpd/my.examplehost.com/access_log-%Y%m%d" common
I was thinking of creating a cron script that just says
But doesn't that also try to compress the file the apache is currently writing to? On cronolog homepage there is only mention that you should write your on cron jobs or similar but no instructions on how to do that.