Linux:How to configure logrotate for ModSecurity(source install)

Problem: When you install Mod-security from source , by default log-rotate will not rotate those logs file as the path for log files are not defined logrotate configuration file by default. So if you want to allow logo-ratate to rotate your modsecurity log files. here is the steps:

1. Create a file modsecurity under /etc/logrotate.d

 cd /etc/logrotate.d/
touch modsecurity

2. Copy and past bellow lines in their

#Bellow is my modsecurity log file (/opt/modsecurity/var/log/audit.log)
/opt/modsecurity/var/log/audit.log {
 ##Restart the apache daemon
       /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl graceful > /dev/null 2>/dev/null || true

Now you can forcefully rotate log files by executing bellow commands:

logrotate -f /etc/logrotate.conf

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