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Sosreport Does Not Collect /var/log/messages Over 15MB In Size (Doc ID 1644521.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


By default, sosreport does not collect message files (/var/log/messages) larger than 15MB. It skips for those the message files, or just "tailed" them up to 15MB.


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