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Configure the system log file rotation frequency by configuring the time interval for checking the log file size.

When the log file size has exceeded the configured limit, the old log file is archived and a new log file is created.



Frequency of rotation of the system log file.

  • Range: 1 minute through 59 minutes

  • Default: 15 minutes

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3.