How to cleanup the /logs directory when using the Web Interface?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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When using the CA Spool Web Interface httpd-log and httpd-errors files are created on the /logs USS HFS directory (usually /usr/lpp/caspool/logs). IBM's HTTP web server parameters can be used to manage the log files.


How to cleanup the /logs directory when using the Web Interface?


To automate the cleanup of the /logs directory the following parameters can be set on the httpd.conf file:

AccessLogArchive   purge                                                    
AccessLogExpire    2                                                        
AccessLogSizeLimit 1                                                        
ErrorLogArchive    purge                                                    
ErrorLogExpire     2                                                        
ErrorLogSizeLimit  1                                                        

AccessLogExpire and ErrorLogExpire allow you to set the age in days for the access/error logs.
AccessLogSizeLimit and ErrorLogSizeLimit allow you to set the sum total size limit, in megabytes, for the access/error logs. 

Customize these values to your site-specific standards.

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