3.4.1. Configuration

For details about configuring log outputs and levels, see 3.1.2. Central Management server configuration file.

Log rotation on Linux

The installer configures the logrotate service to rotate Central Management log files with the following settings:

Configuration file


Rotation period


Retention time

30 days

If the log file path is modified, the logrotate configuration should also be updated.

Loading new settings

The new log settings can be loaded with

  1. Restarting the mdcentralmgmt service, or by

  2. Sending the HUP signal to the service process.

For example:

HUP signal
# kill -1 <PID>

where <PID> is the process ID of the mdcentralmgmt process.