[hobbit] History File Management

Rich Smrcina rsmrcina at wi.rr.com
Sun Aug 31 22:50:33 CEST 2008

Let me get this right, you're saying that on some (most, all) of your 
Hobbit client machines some log file(s) is/are growing to multiple GB in 
size?  Which file(s) and can you post a few lines of the data?

David B. Ritch wrote:
> I recently installed hobbit to monitor nodes in a cluster.  It's a very
> good product - thanks to all who have worked on it!
> I noticed after a while, that the hobbit home directory was growing in
> an apparently boundless fashion.  On further investigation, I discovered
> that on one server, my history files had grown to several gigabytes. 
> After a while, this growth becomes unsustainable.
> Am I doing something wrong?  How do others manage the growth of hobbit
> history and log files?
> I'm not referring to those in /var/log/hobbit - that's easy to handle
> with logrotate.  I'm concerned about the directories associated with
> each client under the server data directory.
> Thanks!
> David
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