How do people cycle/archive logfiles?

Peter Polkinghorne Peter.Polkinghorne at
Fri Sep 17 10:52:26 GMT 1999

Robert Franklin <r.c.franklin at> said:
> Hi,
> I'm just wondering how other people cycle and archive their Samba  
> logfiles.  We're running 2.0.5a which I understand has a bug which 
> causes  the logfiles not to be closed/reopened (after cycling the 
> names to .old).

What we do is use syslog for recording Samba activity long term.

The Samba logs are really there for debugging and do not operate too well
as you have observed for time based logging.

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