[kwlug-disc] Scripting in Linux and unit.d

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jan 10 22:13:13 EST 2012


On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> John makes another good point. If you can configure rsyslog on this
> server then splitting up entries using regular expressions is pretty
> straightforward. I think the Users.log is going to be the hardest
> unless there is a fixed string you can match against.
>

Depending on what you are trying to do, you can do away with rsyslog,
and use logrotate, with a prerotate and/or postrotate script.

See how to do that here:

http://linuxers.org/howto/howto-use-logrotate-manage-log-files
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