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dnsdist: Implement 'reload()' to rotate Log(Response)Action's log file #10527

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Fixes #10502.

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@rgacogne rgacogne merged commit 19f7e44 into PowerDNS:master Jul 7, 2021
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Hi team, quick question, how do I call the reload method of the LogAction please? It is not very well documented.

At the moment I have this:

addAction(AllRule(), LogAction("/var/log/dnsdist.log", false, true, false))

How do I configure the conf file if I want dnsdist.log to be rotated please?

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rgacogne commented Aug 22, 2022

You are asking a question on a closed pull request, which is likely to be unseen. I would suggest posting on the mailing-list or on IRC instead.
The short version is that LogAction("/var/log/dnsdist.log", false, true, false) returns on object on which you can call the reload() method:

mylogaction = LogAction("/var/log/dnsdist.log", false, true, false)
addAction(AllRule(), mylogaction)
[...]
mylogaction:reload()

This can be done via the console: https://dnsdist.org/guides/console.html or in maintenance, for example: https://dnsdist.org/reference/config.html#maintenance

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dnsdist: Ponder adding the ability to rotate the LogAction file
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