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Check if it is safe to disable logging for purge_abusefilter.pp cron job
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After fixing purgeOldLogIPData.php maintenance script of AbuseFilter we decided to keep logs for the runs of the script at https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/operations/puppet/+/410072/ to detect if something went wrong. As time goes by, it doesn't look that we have had any issues so maybe we can just get rid of those server logs.

Before doing so, I'd love to know if we've had any error registered in those logs for prod. I'll try to check Beta Cluster logs myself.

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Change 483876 had a related patch set uploaded (by MarcoAurelio; owner: MarcoAurelio):
[operations/puppet@production] [WIP] mediawiki: Stop logging each run of purge_abusefilter.pp

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/483876

MarcoAurelio added a comment.EditedJan 11 2019, 11:48 PM

On deployment-mwmaint01 I've checked /var/log/mediawiki/puge_abusefilter.log (last 500 lines) and I didn't see anything wrong. Should I grep for errors as well?

Edit: I did maurelio@deployment-mwmaint01:/var/log/mediawiki$ grep -i 'error' purge_abusefilter.log but that command returned nix.

Change 483876 merged by Dzahn:
[operations/puppet@production] mediawiki: Stop logging each run of purge_abusefilter.pp

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/483876

MarcoAurelio closed this task as Resolved.Jan 16 2019, 8:33 PM
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Nothing left to do here.

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