[ubuntu-uk] Routine Admin...

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Wed Jul 11 16:12:11 BST 2007

Hi Mark,

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 10:27:40AM +0100, Mark Harrison wrote:
> - how often do you run apt*

On servers I install apticron which emails me automagically when updates are 
available. I also use apt-listchanges to let me know what has changed in 
those packages. 

> - do you rely on the file system itself to manage disk fragmentation, or 
> are there specific tools you use

General consensus is that so long as the filesystem isn't very full, you 
don't need to bother with defragging.

> - do you rely Apache to manage its own logs, or do you prune old ones 
> (how often)

I use logrotate to automatically gzip and rotate logs.


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