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filter log files keep growing till they overflow the disk

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alsoeric:
This is happened twice in the past month. Log files in /var/log/filter grow and take over the entire disk. 

Questions:
1) what subsystem is creating the log entries (shown below) in such volume? Is this a bug or a mistake I made?
2) what tool in opnsense cleans up log files and why didn't it detect the growth of these files and remove them before they overflowed the file system?

<134>1 2022-09-27T14:30:07+00:00 fw.xx.com filterlog 97605 - [meta sequenceId="70307"] 149,,,4323e97f6be45a912e1dde65bee932a7,igb1,match,pass,in,4,0x0,,128,52704,0,DF,6,tcp,972,192.168.3.60,18.210.236.123,53138,443,932,PA,475949628:475950560,3790384092,1025,,

Vesalius:
Under System -> Settings -> Logging -> Preserve logs (Days) what do you have there? Some have stated the default changed to 31 days with the 22.* series. Some have needed to decrease this to 7 days or less.

alsoeric:
thanks!  what subsystem is generating these logs?

cookiemonster:
that one looks like a firewall rule log entry.

mimugmail:
System : Setting: Logging,  disable logging of allowed packets to if not needed

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