Magento 2.2.5 brings excesive logging to
system.log which can grow up to 100 - 150 MB in 1 month.
This will obviously be a problem for many shops.
There is an official response to this on github (https://github.com/magento/magento2/issues/17190) and their "fix" will be introducted in M2.2.8 and M2.3.1, but it really isn't a fix, because it just moves to excesive logging to a different file called
Since there is no log "off switch" in admin like there was in M1, I'm wondering if anyone knows of a proper way to disable these logs or to increase the logging level to, for example,
The only solution which comes to mind, without dwelling deeper into Magento's logging functionality, is to (ironically) create a cron job to delete the excesive cron logging... which is obviously silly.