[Openstack-operators] Cleanup of /var/log/libvirt/qemu/

Leslie-Alexandre DENIS contact at ladenis.fr
Wed May 25 17:28:01 UTC 2016

Le 21/01/2016 à 18:02, Arne Wiebalck a écrit :
> Dear all, 
> On compute nodes with high instance turn-over we’re accumulating quite
> some log files in /var/log/libvirt/qemu/.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+source/nova-compute/+bug/1460197 is
> mentioning this issue as well.
> While removing log files should probably done by libvirt/qemu on
> instance deletion, having a stand-alone script
> interfacing with libvirt (which is then invoked by cron) or patching the
> nova liibvirt driver to delete log files as part
> of the instance clean-up is what we’re currently thinking of as options.
> Before going any further, though, I wanted to quickly reach out if
> someone already has a good way of dealing with
> these.
> Thanks!
>  Arne
> --
> Arne Wiebalck

Hello there,

I'm facing the same problematic on our deployment and, having quite a
lot of ancient QEMU logs, disturbs the reading or at least makes things

I would love to hear how you deal with it and suggest that eventually
the Nova delete should trigger the deletion.


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