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I’ve have a list of files below which I wants logrotate to compress if its a day old. So I’m expecting TRACE_03.log, TRACE_07.log, been compressed as it is more than 24 hrs

# ls -ltr
total 2083312
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 198176768 Mar 18 01:30 TRACE_03.log
-rw-r-----. 1 root root 198176768 Mar 19 17:19 TRACE_07.log
-rw-r-----. 1 root root 467324318 Mar 19 23:59 TRACE_01.log
-rw-r-----. 1 root root         0 Mar 20 09:27 TRACE_05.log
-rw-r-----. 1 root root         0 Mar 20 09:27 TRACE_06.log
-rw-r-----. 2 root root 634809893 Mar 20 19:45 TRACE.log

Now for my logrotate.conf

# see "man logrotate" for details
# rotate log files weekly

# keep 4 weeks worth of backlogs
rotate 4

# create new (empty) log files after rotating old ones

# use date as a suffix of the rotated file

# uncomment this if you want your log files compressed

# RPM packages drop log rotation information into this directory
include /etc/logrotate.d

# no packages own wtmp and btmp -- we'll rotate them here
/var/log/wtmp {
    create 0664 root utmp
        minsize 1M
    rotate 1

/var/log/btmp {
    create 0600 root utmp
    rotate 1

For my Trace.log config

    rotate 1
    maxage 1

What am I missing in my configuration that it does not worked here?

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