Logwot8 - Logrotate for Windows

Logwot8 is a Logrotate implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of Logrotate, Cygwin and a collection of related tools to make it as a standalone log rotation solution for Windows systems.

The logrotate utility is designed to simplify the administration of log files on a system which generates a lot of log files. Logrotate allows for the automatic rotation compression, removal and mailing of log files. Logrotate can be set to handle a log file daily, weekly, monthly or when the log file gets to a certain size. Normally, Logrotate is run as a daily scheduled job. Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows. It consists of a DLL (cygwin1.dll), which emulates substantial Linux API functionality, and a collection of tools.

 

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Installation

Supported platforms : Vista/2008/7/2012/8/2016/10/2019

Logwot8 is available as a zip file containing an installer. Simply unzip your downloaded copy and run the package "logwot8_x.x.x_Installer.exe" :

  1. Accept License agreement.
  2. Specify an installation location.
  3. Installation starts. By clicking 'Details' button, you can get more detailed information about installation. Check if everything seems ok.

Usage

The batch file logwot8.cmd starting logrotate in a proper environment is located at the root of the installation directory. It can also be used to schedule logrotate. You need to update the configuration file logwot8.cfg according to your needs. In addition, you need to replace the value smtp.server in the script bin/mail, which uses blat to implement a mailer functionality required by logrotate.

Please consult html documentation available from the start menu for the powerful configuration options. Online documentation can also be found here.

Uninstallation

Remove the installation directory.

 

Logwot8 3.0.0

Release date: 
05/12/2021