[ic] Large usertrack file

John1 list_subscriber at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Sep 28 17:15:06 EDT 2004

On Saturday, September 25, 2004 10:37 PM, jon at endpoint.com wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, John1 wrote:
>> I have noticed that our usertrack file is now 50MB.
> Unless you're actually doing something with the usertrack file, you'd
> be better off disabling it altogether by commenting out the UserTrack
> lines in catalog.cfg.
> Oops, make that the TrackFile directive which uses a file called
> "usertrack".
>> Should we be rotating this file?
>> Will the size of this file start impact performance?
> I suppose it will eventually impact performance, but probably isn't
> critical at 50 MB yet. But sure, if you're going to keep a log file,
> it's always best to rotate it. I think this one you can just rotate
> with standard distribution tools such as logrotate, or your own
> homegrown rotation script, and Interchange will automatically add new
> entries to the new file when the old one disappears.
Thanks for the info Jon.  I think I'll leave it running but rotate it as you

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