[sf-lug] logwatch configuration
a_kleider at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 3 08:59:52 PDT 2008
yes they are and that's exactly what I was thinking
look forward to seeing "y'all!"
--- On Sun, 8/3/08, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> From: jim <jim at well.com>
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] logwatch configuration
> To: a_kleider at yahoo.com
> Cc: "Linux userGroup" <sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
> Date: Sunday, August 3, 2008, 8:02 AM
> interesting problem.
> are your two networks available from the
> internet (so we can log in and poke around)?
> if not, can you make them so for the time
> period of the meeting?
> On Sat, 2008-08-02 at 23:17 -0700, Alex Kleider wrote:
> > I could use some help figuring out logwatch
> > I'm expecting to be at the JavaCat in the am and
> perhaps the expertise needed will be there.
> > I have two networks: kleico.net and kleider.ca
> > On kleico.net I've had logwatch in operation for
> many months now and it's been functioning very well BUT
> on the Debian computer that is running logwatch on that
> network there is no /etc/logwatch/conf/logwatch.conf file!
> This is not a problem but it is something that I can't
> for the life of me understand. Its relevance has to do with
> the fact that I was turning to it to see how to configure
> my other network.
> > On the second network (another home: kleider.ca)
> I've installed logwatch on an Ubuntu system but when I
> > # logwatch
> > the result is
> > /var/cache/logwatch No such file or directory at
> /usr/sbin/logwatch line 753.
> > There is a /etc/logwatch/conf/logwatch.conf file on
> that machine and I am worried that the problem may be the
> following line:
> > mailer="sendmail -t"
> > $ man sendmail
> > gives me the man page to exim4 so I'm assuming
> that sendmail is symbolically linked to exim4.
> > Does anyone have any suggestions?
> > I'm thinking that perhaps that line should be
> changed to
> > mailer="mutt"
> > since I am able to send emails out to the internet
> using mutt under the computer in question's current
> > Looking forward to seeing fellow Linux enthusiasts at
> the JavaCat tomorrow and if any of you have suggestions, all
> the better.
> > alex
> > a_kleider at yahoo.com
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