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configure SIMP logrotate


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Version information

  • 6.6.0 (latest)
  • 6.5.1
  • 6.5.0
  • 6.4.0
  • 6.3.1
  • 6.3.0
  • 6.2.0
  • 6.1.2
  • 6.1.1
  • 6.1.0
  • 6.0.0
  • 4.1.1
  • 4.1.0
released Jul 7th 2021
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x
  • Puppet >= 6.22.1 < 8.0.0
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Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'simp-logrotate', '6.6.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add simp-logrotate
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install simp-logrotate --version 6.6.0

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Tags: logrotate, simp


simp/logrotate — version 6.6.0 Jul 7th 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with logrotate
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Configure LogRotate global options.

Use logrotate::rule for specific configuration options.


What logrotate affects

Manages the following:

  • logrotate package
  • /etc/logrotate.conf file
  • /etc/logrotate.simp.d directory and its contents

Setup Requirements

This module requires the following:


class { 'logrotate': }




SIMP Puppet modules are generally intended for use on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and compatible distributions, such as CentOS. Please see the metadata.json file for the most up-to-date list of supported operating systems, Puppet versions, and module dependencies.


Please read our Contribution Guide.

If you find any issues, they can be submitted to our JIRA.