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Log Rotation Causing nxlog Failure

I'm using nxlog to watch two vCenter log files on a Windows Server 2008 system and I have a very simple config to ship messages to Logstash. Nxlog began failing yesterday after a file was rotated. ...
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Script for remove old backups

I have a lot of backups, like: backup-20130528_054504_mysql.tar.gz, bill_db_201305290130.BAK.bz2, etc_20130412.tbz This is full backups which done each day. Before today, I have a cron task with ...
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Rotate a file that's open and being written at all times

I have an linux application that continually writes logging information into a log file, eg. /var/log/application.log. As the application does not rotate the file automatically, this log file can ...
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Rsyslog Central Server Log Rotation File/Folder Permission

I have setup a CentOS 6.3 box to collect logs from a few devices, I have log rotation setup for each host. Basically It rotates the log file by Year, Month, Day and the Host. Everything works great ...
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Rotate other logs with rotatelogs.exe

On my machine there is some process which is writing a log in C:\Application.log. Now I want to rotate the logs file without stopping that application. On the same machine I have apache 2.2. As I know ...
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Tape Backup Scheme - Trying to save tapes

I have inherited a tape backup scheme that currently doesn't wash any tapes. Expensive, but fine. We currently run Fulls every quarter, which become our offsite. We then run incrementals in the ...
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Suggestions for a backup/archive system [closed]

I currently have a backup system that stores everything I want to backup in a single file. The file is approximately 15 GB. The backup is made nightly. I'm looking for a system for a Linux server ...
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syslog rotation not working

I've got an Ubuntu (9.04/Jaunty) server VPS that's not properly rotating syslogs. Here's what I've checked so far: syslogd-listfiles lists the files I think should be rotated cron.daily is running ...
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Need a solution to stop students from rotating screen on laptops with intel graphics

We have some students who have figured out how to rotate the screen using either the hotkey combination or right click context menu. It's easy to fix but it's time consuming because no matter how many ...
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pcap stream rotation and pruning

Some of my servers collect a lot of packet data. Is there a utility (or patch to tcpdump(1)) to log a pcap stream to disk which: Rotates based on size of data written Prunes written files, keeping ...