Manuel Haim haim at hrz.uni-marburg.de
Wed Jan 25 13:24:07 GMT 2012

Hi Chris,

this is indeed a Logback issue. Just update the Logback library to
0.9.30 and it should work as expected. The IdP still comes with an older


PS: This has been discussed before:

Am 25.01.2012 13:37, schrieb Chad La Joie:
> The IdP using logback as its logging framework.  If you're seeing
> something that the logback documentation says should work but doesn't
> then your best bet is to ask on their list.  We wouldn't be able to
> address bugs in their library.
> Looking at their docs and our example I don't see a problem.  An issue
> that logback has had in the past is that it doesn't roll log files if
> the process, the IdP in this case, is not running when the logs would
> normally be rolled over.
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 07:09, Christian Bösch <boesch at fhv.at> wrote:
>> hi list,
>> i configured shib idp to delete older logfiles than 7 days like documented here with <MaxHistory>7</MaxHistory>
>> https://wiki.shibboleth.net/confluence/display/SHIB2/IdPProdLogging
>> but the logfiles are not deleted at all.
>> any ideas?
>> /thanks,chris
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