Automatically Compress Log Files

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Do you need this feature?

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Jackalo
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Automatically Compress Log Files

Post by Jackalo » 2004-08-22 21:39

In the past month, my log files have gone well over 150MB, and after compressing them with WinRAR to their own seperate archives on the Best compression setting, I got them down to 4MB.

A nice feature to see would be an option to automatically compress the log file after that day has passed and a new file is being used.

Since different people have different preferences, perhaps the hMailServer Administrator program could take a query string (winrar -r {logfile} -c -b9) so we could swap out compression agents. If not, we'd need to find the highest compression utility that could be used for free. 7zip, perhaps?
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Post by Bram » 2004-08-23 10:22

Isn't it easier to schedule a .bat job that does the work for you?

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Post by polarunion » 2004-08-24 08:16

would a .bat be something user friendly for a non programer? this is a great idea as a feature.. it deserves consideration.

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Post by ^DooM^ » 2006-11-09 02:38

I know this is an OLD topic but I would like to see this implemented or at the very least add the last months logs to a new directory to make archiving and compressing easier.

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Post by cveillon » 2006-11-09 07:20

This would be extremely handy to have :)

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