Freelance App Developer

Freelance App Developer

Freelance App Developer

Title Log File UNIX Commands Word Count 299 Summary One of the biggest parts of my job is managing website log files Our business is very marketing centric so missing log file data isn t expectable There have been a few situations were log files have been split or broken Below are three nice little commands which have helped tremendously Keywords unix commands log file management unix log files apache management log management sed command cat command Article Body One of the biggest parts of my job is managing website log files Our business is very marketing centric so missing log file data isn t expectable There have been a few situations were log files have been split or broken Below are three nice little commands which have helped tremendously andlt strongandgt Removes all log files with no dataandlt strongandgt andlt codeandgt find home httpd logs size 0 type f print0 xargs 0 rm fandlt codeandgt This is a simple little command which helps keep things neat and organized Once files rotate I ve found a bunch of empty files on the folder This really confuses some of the marketing people andlt strongandgt Converts log files extention into logical month andlt strongandgt andlt codeandgt for i in dir home httpd logs access log 1 sed s 1 do mv i 1 i feb doneandlt codeandgt A little more complicated Again the overall goal here is to make the log files more friendly for marketing people connecting into the FTP server I am converting the 1 extension file created by the log rotate into month I use this single line to change the extension on 300 files Works fantastic andlt strongandgt Combines log files with extentions 1 1 andgt 1 and creates a new logical month andlt strongandgt andlt codeandgt for i in dir home httpd logs access log 1 sed s 1 do cat i 1 1 i 1 andgt i mar doneandlt codeandgt Here is the big daddy One month because of a mistake the log files rotated mid month This would have been a nightmare to manually concatenate each file This script above takes the files and combines them Try to do this in windows For the most part I ve learned to hate access logs app development company are a big always changes difficult to backup and from a technical perspective somewhat useless These little few commands above however make life a little easier .

Freelance App Developer