Strange log file behavior

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sun Jul 14 18:21:29 UTC 2013


On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 04:44:53AM -0700, Grant wrote:

> I noticed that most of my rotated nginx log files are empty (0 bytes).
> My only access_log directive is in nginx.conf:
> access_log /var/log/nginx/localhost.access_log combined;
> Also nginx is currently logging to
> /var/log/nginx/localhost.access_log.1 instead of localhost.access_log.
> Does anyone know why these things are happening?

This usually happens if someone don't ask nginx to reopen log 
files after a rotation.  See here for details:

Maxim Dounin

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