How to disable logrotate?

(Voelzmo) #1


Following the documentation at I was looking for a way to disable logrotate. Is that even possible at all? How well would packetbeat deal with an external logrotate mechanism?

My reason is: The logfiles within my distributed system sit by convention in a specific directory. There is already logrotate.d configured for that directory, I don't want another entity manage the logs specifically for packetbeat.

Thanks for your advice!
Warm regards

(ruflin) #2

Currently this is not possible. I agree that we should offer an option to disable this (or even make it optional). Could you open an enhancement request for this on Github?

(Voelzmo) #3

sure, here you go:

(system) #4

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