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Add logrotate resource to chef-client #7862

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tas50 opened this Issue Nov 2, 2018 · 0 comments

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tas50 commented Nov 2, 2018

Core Chef Resource Checklist

Before suggesting a resource for inclusion please make sure your suggestion meets these criteria for resources built into Chef:

  • Automates an operating system component that ships by default on systems such as authentication, raid, disk partitions, firewalls, containers, or virtualization systems.
  • Does not attempt automate 3rd party applications such as database, web, or application servers, which are best suited for cookbooks due to their fast moving nature.

Describe the resource:

This would allow you to configure log rotation on services and apps

Why should this be included out of the box?:

log rotate is a core OS function to make sure services like chef have properly rotated logs. It's something you often want to do and we should make it happen out of the box.

What operating systems would it run on?

Linux

Current cookbook implementation:

https://github.com/stevendanna/logrotate

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