Logrotate: The Most Basic Log Management Tool [Examples]

Logrotate is the default and easiest log management tool around. It is shipped by default with most of the major Linux distributions. Logrotate can help you to rotate logs (in other words, it can create a separate log file per day/week/month/year or on the basis of size of log file). It can compress the older log files. It can run custom scripts after rotation. It can rename the log to reflect the date.