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The /var/log/messages is empty, and so are the rotated log files such as messages.0, messages.1,... (Doc ID 2053885.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 to Oracle Linux 7.1 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release RHEL4 to OL7U1]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


On Oracle Linux, the messages file is empty, and so are the rotated files (exact rotated names depends on the /etc/logrotate.conf configuration file), e.g. :


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