Christian Boltz schrieb:
Am Mittwoch, 5. Dezember 2018, 09:24:50 CET schrieb
Christian Boltz wrote:
the /var/log/ partition on pontifex is nearly
full (will "explode"
about two days).
There is still 12Gb left, surely we don't use up 6Gb a day?
When I noticed the nearly-full partition in the monitoring yesterday,
there were 6 GB left - but the free disk space heavily depends at which
time you look at it ;-)
Thanks for taking care btw!
The server indeed writes about 6 GB of logs every
One detail I overlooked yesterday  is that logrotation compresses
these 6 GB quite well, so as long as logrotation doesn't break,
You can also see all this on
(especially in the "growth" graph)
Tells me "Disallowed key characters in global data."
Do you still need all the old logs, or can you delete
some of them?
It is /var/log/apache2 that is taking up the space, 114Gb out of
139Gb. Of those, download.o.o takes 102Gb. 2017 is 18Gb, 2018 is
I suggest we get rid of the 2017 logs? That'll give us some room to
Sounds like a good idea, and Jimmy's and Ludwig's answers indicate that
we can delete them without causing any harm.
Ludwig and Jimmy - if I misunderstood you, please speak up *now*.
Otherwise I will delete the 2017 logs tomorrow.
Please verify that any logs you delete are actually on langley.
(Jimmy, I'll leave it up to you if you want to
keep or delete the 2017
logs on langley. However, Ludwig's answer looks like he'd prefer to keep
Langley should keep all logs. Don't delete them there please.
(o_ Ludwig Nussel
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