summary 2 : log files

From: Serkan Hamarat (
Date: Tue Oct 15 1996 - 11:31:48 CDT

On Mon, 14 Oct 1996, Serkan Hamarat wrote:

> Q: What is the log files? Most important?
> A: Look them for controlling system security. You can safely delete
> all of them. Thats for only security.

Use 'cp /dev/null log.file' for removing some log files. Because,
when you delete some log files, it will never being again.
For example, in my system : /var/adm/loginlog
It logs unsuccessfuly login attempts. If I didn't create it,
system doesn't get any concept.

Thanks to:
Christophe DIARA <>

                                       Serkan Hamarat

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