samba4 log rotation
samba at dm.cobite.com
Mon Jul 8 09:18:15 MDT 2013
I have read through archives of this mailing list (from about a year
ago) and was wondering if there have been any changes since then w.r.t
samba log rotation.
It seems like "max log size" still only applies to smbd process (or more
specifically log.smbd) and not to samba process (or more specifically
Furthermore, after renaming the log.samba to log.samba.old then "killall
-HUP samba" and "killall -HUP smbd", both samba and smbd processes (and
children) still have log.samba.old open according to lsof.
This is with a fairly out-of-the-box configuration from source 4.0.5
running on centos 6. (configured with default paths i.e.
Is there any way short of restarting samba process to rotate the
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