Oracle WebLogic Server 12c does not provide an out of the box configuration to rotate the
STDERR logfiles in runtime (
.out file). In the previous recipe, as a workaround, it was redirected to the server logfile and disabled.
Fortunately in Linux, the included
logrotate command-line tool can do the job.
In this recipe, the
logrotate will be configured to run hourly and rotate all
.out files from the
PROD_DOMAIN WebLogic instances larger than 50 MB. It will rotate to the limit of 20 files, repeating the configuration of the server logfiles in the previous recipe.
logrotate settings must be configured in the machine shell. To do this log in to the
Carry out the following ...