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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 4, 2021

Correct and Enhace Monitor Script - Purging logs

When below command is called via '' performance collection script:


/usr/sbin/tmpwatch $PURGE_HOURS $LOG_DIR -m -d


the '$LOG_DIR', is defined to call as "LOG_DIR=$MONITORDIR/$PMR_NUMBER/$DATE"

i.e. its running this cmd against the subfolder with latest date created by script (which won't have older logs) "/nzscratch/monitor/log/<PMR-NUMBER>/<LATEST DATE>" and not "/nzscratch/monitor/log/".

Hence its not purging older dated logs which are present under 'log' parent directory level.

Needed by Date Dec 31, 2021