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Multiple log files are created at the time (00:00) of rotating audit logs


Article ID: 6597


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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On


When smaccess.log is rotated at '00:00', 7 new rotated files are created as below.


04/22/2017 12:00 AM 0 smaccess.log

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170421_235915.log 

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170421_235925.log 

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170421_235935.log 

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170421_235945.log 

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170421_235955.log 

04/21/2017 11:59 PM 0 smaccess_20170422_000005.log 


This issue is product bug.

If rotated time is set '00:00', Policy Server can not judge the time properly.


Release: ETRSBB99000-12.6-SiteMinder-B to B


This bug will be fixed in 12.7 Lyra.

Workarround is that you should set except '00:00' as Rollover time. (e.g 23:59)