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automatically delete var/log/messages/ log

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fdnven, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. fdnven

    fdnven Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Is there any settings in cPanel to delete the subject line log after it has been rotated after a certain amount of day?

    Thanks
    Frank
     
  2. 24x7server

    24x7server Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    No, It's not possible to delete automatically any particular line from /var/log/messages/ file
     
  3. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    There are no cPanel options to rotate the /var/log/messages file. However, you can install/configure LogWatch to rotate this file for you. I am not aware of of any settings that will only remove certain parts of the log entries, but you can configure the log itself to be rotated.

    Thank you.
     
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