[Dirvish] Excessively Long backups on a Postfix Mailder vault with Dovecot as the IMAP server

Damian Cunniff dcunniff_lists at inforefinery.com
Wed Mar 19 18:05:42 UTC 2008



Kenneth Lerman wrote:
> Do you have daily or weekly logs? Do they get renamed when you cycle to the 
> next day or week? If so, then each time you cycle to the next day or week, 
> you generate a new copy of the log to back up.
> 
> If you are using logrotate, use the option that names the log for the date 
> and doesn't rename it.
> 
> Ken
> 

Ken,

Would I do this because I am trying to limit the number of files that
are created?  I'm not sure I understand the reason for doing this.


Thanks
-Damian





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