Running logrotate.d Manually
My server recently ran out of space. The culprit was logrotate.d, which had been failing for a couple of months, causing Apache’s access logs to get out of control.
This command will show you why logrotate.d is failing:
logrotate -vf /etc/logrotate.conf
In my case, an old virtual host had been removed without removing the corresponding logrotate config file. On Debian Linux, logrotate stores its config files at: