[Bro] log files not getting deleted ??
dnthayer at illinois.edu
Thu Jan 30 16:47:24 PST 2014
Did you remember to do "broctl install" after you changed the
value of LogExpireInterval ?
On 01/30/2014 05:10 PM, Russell Fulton wrote:
> Hi Folks
> I have this in my broctl.cfg file:
> # Location of the log directory. This is longer term storage for rotated logs.
> LogDir = /home/sensors/data/test1/bro-logs
> # Rotation interval in seconds for log files on manager/standalone node.
> LogRotationInterval = 3600
> # Expiration interval for log files in LogDir. Files older than this many days
> # will be deleted upon running "broctl cron".
> LogExpireInterval = 3
> # Lower threshold for space available on the disk that holds SpoolDir. If less
> # space is available, BroControl starts sending out warning emails.
> MinDiskSpace = 5
> but I have weeks of logs in the directory ??
> rful011 at secmontst01:~$ ls /home/sensors/data/test1/bro-logs
> 2014-01-01 2014-01-04 2014-01-07 2014-01-10 2014-01-13 2014-01-16 2014-01-19 2014-01-22 2014-01-25 2014-01-28 2014-01-31
> 2014-01-02 2014-01-05 2014-01-08 2014-01-11 2014-01-14 2014-01-17 2014-01-20 2014-01-23 2014-01-26 2014-01-29 current
> 2014-01-03 2014-01-06 2014-01-09 2014-01-12 2014-01-15 2014-01-18 2014-01-21 2014-01-24 2014-01-27 2014-01-30 stats
> and I have to keep pruning it by hand when the system runs out of disk.
> And yes I have checked the con logs to make sure broctl cron is getting run ;)
> Any ideas how to figure out what is wrong?
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