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How to Setup Log Rotation for /var/log/ovmwatch.log on DOM0 (Doc ID 2419782.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


/var/log/ovmwatch.log has data about virtual machine life cycle events. As per the logs documentation, this log does not rotate automatically.

In order to automatically rotate ovmwatch.log, the alternative suggested is to use logrotate.



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