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Rotating Iptables logs with logrotate

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http://serverfault.com – I'm running CentOS6 and I configured rsyslog to monitor my iptables warning messages and dump them in /var/log/iptables.log. I went through my logrotate.d/syslog file and added iptables.log so logrotate would pick up and rotate the logs. The file looks like this: /var/log/cron /var/log/maillog /var/log/messages /var/log/secure /var/log/spooler /var/log/iptables.log { sharedscripts postrotate /bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslogd.pid 2> /dev/null` 2> /dev/null || true endscript } However, when I run logrotate -f -v logrotate.conf to trigger a force roll, the iptables (HowTos)