From: Mark Watts (no email)
Date: Mon Sep 01 2008 - 09:37:47 EDT
On Monday 01 September 2008 14:21:56 Wietse Venema wrote:
> Mark Watts:
> > Is there a mechanism to reduce/stop the logging that anvil does?
> No. Anvil logs something when it terminates (Postfix is not receiving
> mail), and it logs something every 10 minutes or so when Postfix
> is busy.
> > I have a low-traffic mail server and I'd prefer anvil to not log anything
> > if possible.
> > Am I limited to setting anvil_status_update_time to something high? (~1
> > week)
> That would suck up an insane amount of memory when you get
> hit by a backscatter wave.
> What is the problem that you are trying to solve and that could
> not be solved with grep(1)? Please describe the problem not the
> solution. Are you worried that the disk wears out, or that you are
> accelerating the thermodynamic death of the universe?
My "problem" can be solved by grep, but since anvil's statistics are of no
immediate use to me, I see little point in filling my logs with them.
-- Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS Senior Systems Engineer QinetiQ Applied Technologies GPG Key: http://www.linux-corner.info/mwatts.gpg