[Dovecot] how to limit size of dovecot.log

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI eduardo at kalinowski.com.br
Fri Apr 29 15:05:02 EEST 2011

On Qui, 28 Abr 2011, Aaron C Johnson wrote:
> I've done some searching and maybe I'm missing something... I have a  
> remote dovecot and postfix server running on debian 5. I then have a  
> local fetchmail server that retrieves email from the dovecot server  
> via pop3s every 5 minutes.
> The problem is that the /var/log/dovecot.log file has grown to be  
> over 1.1GiB over a period of less than 1 year.
> Is there a way to limit the size of the dovecot.log file, or do I  
> have to run a monthly cron job or something to take care of it for me?

On Debian that should happen automatically, via the logrotate package.  
Probably installing it is enough.

For external use only.

eduardo at kalinowski.com.br

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