Bug 23403 - ucd-snmp grows /var/log/snmpd.log endlessly
ucd-snmp grows /var/log/snmpd.log endlessly
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 21399
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ucd-snmp (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-01-05 06:23 EST by Joerg Dorchain
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-06 03:38:12 EST
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My preferred options for starting snmpd (416 bytes, patch)
2001-01-05 06:25 EST, Joerg Dorchain
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Description Joerg Dorchain 2001-01-05 06:23:59 EST
snmpd opens /var/log/snmpd.log to write some info into it. This file
therefore grows without stopping and isn't rotated.

The proposal is to start snmpd with some options to make it log via syslog
and some other improvements. Find the patch attached.
Comment 1 Joerg Dorchain 2001-01-05 06:25:02 EST
Created attachment 7086 [details]
My preferred options for starting snmpd
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-01-06 03:38:08 EST
FWIW, we can't ship ucd-snmpd with logging mapped to /dev/null.
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-01-06 03:38:41 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 21399 ***

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