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How to setup Logrotation in Linux

Create a File here /etc/logrotate.d/
For e.g # vim /etc/logrotate.d/mytestlog

Now paste below code in it.

/var/log/YOURLOGFILEPATH.log {
weekly
rotate 5
compress
delaycompress
missingok
notifempty
create 0666 root root
}

Run a dry run (Debug) to ensure its configured fine or not.

logrotate -d /etc/logrotate.d/mytestlog

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