Samba and logrotate from Redhat

Marc Haber Marc.Haber-lists at
Mon Jan 11 14:49:58 GMT 1999

On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 01:26:34 +1100, you wrote:
>Has anyone had any success in getting Samba to correctly restart logging
>to the log files with the default logrotate setup (or even a modified one)
>from RedHat?  The default setup is to move the files to another location,
>create a new file for Samba to fill, then send the daemons a HUP signal.

>From what I know about RedHat's logrotate, you can specify arbitrary
shell commands to be executed after log file rotation. So, it would be
no problem to have logrotate kill and restart the samba processes.


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