lsyncd - some extra pointers.

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If you are using lsyncd to keep a hot copy of some directories:
/proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches >= The number of files (and guesstimated future file count)


Log rotate (if you are not using init scripts):
modify your log file name and binary location and inotify max files tuning.
Kill seems harsh, but lsyncd only understands kill and hup currently. If you do a TERM, it logs an error to the log file.
If you do a HUP (with the version I am running, it just silently dies off).
Only Hup and Kill



/var/log/lsyncd {
        daily
        missingok
        rotate 5
        compress
        delaycompress
        notifempty
        create 640 root adm
        sharedscripts
        postrotate
                /usr/bin/killall -s KILL lsyncd
                /bin/echo  1000000 > /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches
                /usr/local/bin/lsyncd
        endscript
}


To force the logrotate in future:
logrotate -f /etc/logrotate.d/lsyncd.conf

Consider using:
su user group

if you are running and writing logs as non root user.
assuming that is where you put it for a daily run.



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