Stop openstack from writing log to local disk

asked 2016-08-12 14:33:35 -0600

niloofar gravatar image

I have installed openstack mitaka distribution, I have rsyslog server set up and send all my log to rsyslog server, how can I prevent openstack services from writting to my local disk? for example I dont like nova to log in /var/log/nova-compute.log

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answered 2016-08-12 15:38:58 -0600

updated 2016-08-15 12:06:48 -0600

smaffulli gravatar image

Perhaps this document can help. It explains how to configure OpenStack logging.

To configure remote loggers, follow the link to Python documentation.

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Thanks for your reply, This document does not provide any info on how to disable local logging

niloofar gravatar imageniloofar ( 2016-08-14 18:38:51 -0600 )edit

answered 2016-08-17 12:13:03 -0600

niloofar gravatar image

I found the work around to create symbolic link and send logs to /dev/null

ln -s /dev/null /var/log/nova/nova-compute.log

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that's a bad idea if you want to ever be able to understand what is happening to your system :)

smaffulli gravatar imagesmaffulli ( 2016-08-17 15:23:06 -0600 )edit

I have already central logging system set up, the local logs would be duplicate!

niloofar gravatar imageniloofar ( 2016-08-18 14:22:09 -0600 )edit

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