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nova logs growing indefinitely

asked 2014-06-29 23:42:00 -0500

aaaaarrrgghhh gravatar image

Hi, I'm following the Openstack Icehouse on Ubuntu install guide and my Controller is running out of space. The nova-consoleauth and nova-conductor log files are massive -more than a gigabyte. any idea how to turn them off or bring them to normal? I've commented out "verbose=true" in the nova.conf.

secondly, i see the same log files in the /var/log/upstart directory..any reason for two locations?

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answered 2014-07-28 16:29:31 -0500

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Use a tool for periodically rotating your log files, e.g. "logrotate":

http://linux.die.net/man/8/logrotate

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answered 2014-07-29 00:33:57 -0500

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take the bakup of the logs in controller node(keystone) and remove logs so that you can have enough space in controller node.

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answered 2014-07-29 07:05:16 -0500

Mayank gravatar image

Logrotate can help to make other log files. It will avoid in making big log files.

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