[netflow-tools] Rotating

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Fri Mar 3 13:42:00 EST 2006

On Fri, 3 Mar 2006, kba wrote:

> Hi everyone.
> What about the rotating flow records? For example flowd.2006-02-24, 
> flowd.2006-02-25 , ......

You can use a tool like newsyslog, logrotate, cron or a tiny shell
script. Just make sure you send a SIGUSR1 or a SIGHUP to flowd after
you move it.

SIGUSR1 is less overhead, so it should be preferred.


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