Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#925 closed enhancement (wontfix)

access_log_limit / error_log_limit

Reported by: bugzilla77@… Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: documentation Version: 1.9.x
Keywords: Cc:
uname -a: Host Name: PROGRAMISTA
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
OS Version: 10.0.10586 N/A Build 10586
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: Admin
Registered Organization:
Product ID: 00330-80000-00000-AA298
Original Install Date: 2015-12-02, 04:32:24
System Boot Time: 2016-03-10, 08:13:20
System Manufacturer:
System Model:
System Type: x64-based PC
Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed.
[01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~3400 Mhz
BIOS Version: Intel Corp. FLB8510H.86A.0125.2014.0424.1701, 2014-04-24
Windows Directory: C:\WINDOWS
System Directory: C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume2
System Locale: pl;Polski
Input Locale: pl;Polski
Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) Sarajewo, Skopie, Warszawa, Zagrzeb
Total Physical Memory: 8 103 MB
Available Physical Memory: 5 215 MB
Virtual Memory: Max Size: 9 383 MB
Virtual Memory: Available: 6 148 MB
Virtual Memory: In Use: 3 235 MB
Page File Location(s): C:\pagefile.sys
Logon Server: \\PROGRAMISTA
Hotfix(s): 12 Hotfix(s) Installed.
[01]: KB3116900
[02]: KB3116908
[03]: KB3120677
[04]: KB3122947
[05]: KB3124200
[06]: KB3124262
[07]: KB3124263
[08]: KB3135173
[09]: KB3135782
[10]: KB3139907
[11]: KB3140743
[12]: KB3140768
Network Card(s): 2 NIC(s) Installed.
[01]: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Virtual Miniport Adapter for Windows x64
Connection Name: Ethernet 2
Status: Hardware not present
[02]: Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I217-V
Connection Name: Ethernet
DHCP Enabled: Yes
DHCP Server:
IP address(es)
Hyper-V Requirements: VM Monitor Mode Extensions: Yes
Virtualization Enabled In Firmware: Yes
Second Level Address Translation: Yes
Data Execution Prevention Available: Yes
nginx -V: nginx version: nginx/1.9.12


Please add size limit for files:

  • access_log
  • error_log

Tt grows to infinity on Windows.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Maxim Dounin, 8 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Please configure log file rotation as appropriate for your OS. After log files are renamed, on Windows you can instruct nginx to reopen log files using nginx -s reopen (on other OSes this is usually done by sending USR1 signal to nginx master process).

See additional details in the documentation here:

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