Log files under /var/log/ are empty.

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Issue

  • I noticed that /var/log/messages is empty , and when I try logger command to update anything to the file nothing happened.
  • All the log files under /var/log folder are empty.
  • logger command is not working.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • rsyslog

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