Log file has been rotated (previous size ..

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02 Dec, 2016 11:03 AM


I get this message a lot: Log file has been rotated (previous size .....

So much infact PML is basically useless. The log files are not getting smaller or being rotated. The cause (I think) is in the wildcard support:

      "count": 20,
          "multiline": "",
         "regex": "|^([A-Za-z]{3})\\s*([0-9]{1,2}) ([0-9]{2}):([0-9]{2}):([0-9]{2}) (.*) simplesamlphp\\[(.*)\\]: ([0-9]{1,2}) \\[(.*)\\] (.*)$|U",
         "match": {
            "PID": 7,
            "Level": 8,
            "Track ID": 9,
         "types": {
            "Date":"date:Y-m-d H:i:s",
            "PID": "txt",
            "Level": "txt",
            "Track ID": "txt",

This shows about 4 logfiles. All different sizes. It seems PML is comparing those sizes and drawing faulty conclusions.

  1. 1 Posted by jacco on 17 Feb, 2017 10:06 AM

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    Any news?

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by potsky on 17 Feb, 2017 03:22 PM

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    Oops Jacco :-(

    I did not see your first ticket... This behaviour is annoying in fact...

    Can you give me the list of files you are trying to display please ?

    ls -al /export/logs/remote/php/*simplesaml_log

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