Re: Deleted auth.log
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote (03-12-2005 00:34):
On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 06:30:46PM -0500, Amish Rughoonundon wrote:
I delete auth.log file by mistake and although I created it
again,programs don't write anything to it anymore. Any suggestions.
Thanks a bunch
That is because, although auth.log is gone, any file descriptors that
were open to it are still available. Thus, until all the file
descriptors have also been released, the file still "exists." If you
are not certain of which applications on your system normally write to
auth.log, your best option may be a reboot.
sh /etc/init.d/sysklogd reload
Thanks. Rebooting worked in my case.