meteor Mongo Database Management Rotate Log Files on an Ubuntu Box


Example

Gotta rotate those log files, or they'll eventually eat up all of your disk space. Start with some research...
mongodb-log-file-growth
rotate-log-files

Log files can be viewed with the following command...

ls /var/log/mongodb/

But to set up log-file rotation, you'll need to do the following...

// put the following in the /etc/logrotate.d/mongod file
/var/log/mongo/*.log {
    daily
    rotate 30
    compress
    dateext
    missingok
    notifempty
    sharedscripts
    copytruncate
    postrotate
        /bin/kill -SIGUSR1 `cat /var/lib/mongo/mongod.lock 2> /dev/null` 2> /dev/null || true
    endscript
}

// to manually initiate a log file rotation, run from the Mongo shell
use admin
db.runCommand( { logRotate : 1 } )