Re: syslog MARKs interval change
On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 10:57:31PM +0300, Alexandros Papadopoulos wrote:
> To make sure the system was alive at that time, syslog periodically
> writes such messages to /var/log/messages:
> Sep 19 22:09:27 debian -- MARK --
> Sep 19 22:29:27 debian -- MARK --
> Sep 19 22:49:27 debian -- MARK --
> How is it possible to adjust the frequency of such entries? I'd like to
> make it less frequent than 20 minutes.
|From syslogd (8):
The syslogd logs a mark timestamp regularly. The
default interval between two -- MARK -- lines is 20
minutes. This can be changed with this option.
Setting the interval to zero turns it off entirely.
# Options for start/restart the daemons
# For remote UDP logging use SYSLOGD="-r"
^ change that to:
or, if that means "every minute" (try it):
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