logrotate command is used to make automate rotation of log.
Syntax of the command is:
logrotate [-dv] [-f|] [-s|] config_file+
It allows automatic rotation, compression, removal, and mailing of log files. This command is mainly used for rotating and compressing log files. This job is done every day when a log file becomes too large. This command can also be run by giving on command line. We can done force rotation by giving â€“f option with this command in command line. This command is also used for mailing. We can give â€“m option for mailing with this command. This option takes two arguments one is subject and other is recipient name.