Disk full overwrite

Hello everyone

I have a question regarding the behavior of Kibana in a situation where the disk is full

We've separated the logs to be on another disk :

root@brkibana:~# df -hT
Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev devtmpfs 3.9G 0 3.9G 0% /dev
tmpfs tmpfs 798M 81M 718M 11% /run
/dev/mapper/brkibana--vg-root ext4 25G 9.2G 14G 40% /
tmpfs tmpfs 3.9G 0 3.9G 0% /dev/shm
tmpfs tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock
tmpfs tmpfs 3.9G 0 3.9G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sdb1 ext4 115G 108G 1.3G 99% /logs
/dev/sda1 ext2 472M 58M 390M 13% /boot
tmpfs tmpfs 798M 0 798M 0% /run/user/0

And as you see , the log disk is almost full
Will it overwrite old data by default ? if not , is it possible to configure if the disk is on 90% usage then overwrite old data ?

Hello Abed,

It sounds like you're looking for a log rotation utility. It doesn't appear we have anything that handles this natively, but there are some third-part utilities which could help. See this thread for reference:


Hi Aaron

But does the Kibana overwrite old logs when disk is full automatically ?

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