Re: access_log

Rob McCool (
Wed, 2 Feb 1994 23:02:54 -0600

* Re: access_log by "Roy T. Fielding"
* written on Feb 2, 6:41pm.
* > Can I as easily mv access_log from the logs directory in httpd
* > and create a new one without having to re-fire up httpd? I want
* > to archive the old access_log and create a new one.
* Assuming you are talking about NCSA httpd, just move it out of
* the directory (or rename the file). The daemon will create a
* new one when it gets the next request.

Only if you're running from inetd. If you're going standalone, you have to
restart the server with a SIGHUP.