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I'm very new to apache. We wish to rotate the log files in daily basis. We installed the apache2 using :

sudo apt-get install apache2

in Ubuntu. Are there any ways to do it using logrotate ?

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See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/44048/best-way-to-rotate-apache-log-files

In particular, read http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/programs/rotatelogs.html

But yes, it shouldn't be at all difficult to use logrotate to rotate your apache log files.

Your httpd.conf and associated files will specify the locations of the log files, you can then use this information to configure logrotate

Don't forget to get Apache to restart logging, e.g. use a graceful restart (apachectl graceful or equivalent)

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