LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-17-2004, 03:15 AM   #1
vacilus
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Brescia - ITALY
Distribution: RH9
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question automatic logwatch


hello to everyone,

I have a problem that I don't resolve :
Before reinstall my sendmail on RH9 evreyday I receive to
my personal account name.surname@companyname.com the logwatch
of the my server, because :

1) in //etc/log.d/conf/logwatch.cong there is an antry with :
MailTo = root

2) in /etc/aliases there is an antry with :
root: name.surname@companyname.com

and I run newaliases for update the aliases.db

but, now I DON'T RECEIVE NOTHING !!! and I don't understand why !!!

If I try to do from my server :
/usr/sbin/logwatch
I receive immediatley the logwatch to my personal account !

Any suggestions ?

thanks in advance

Marco
 
Old 11-04-2004, 09:52 PM   #2
twantrd
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: CA
Distribution: redhat 7.3
Posts: 1,440

Rep: Reputation: 52
I quite don't understand the problem. You are running logwatch from cron right? If you don't invoke logwatch from cron then logwatch is not going to run - that is why you don't receive e-mails.


-twantrd
 
Old 11-06-2004, 03:09 AM   #3
vacilus
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Brescia - ITALY
Distribution: RH9
Posts: 19

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
hello twantrd,

thank for your reply about logWatch.
I resolved the problem even if I didn't understand
what happened exaclty ..

May be some errros in teh sendmail's conf
or in other files, because I remake the installation
and after all wored fine ..

thank however for your reply and your help !

have a nice day
marco
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
***logwatch*** LinuxRam Linux - General 1 08-25-2004 04:09 AM
logwatch lildrummerboy Linux - Newbie 1 07-29-2004 07:38 PM
LogWatch exyst Linux - Software 0 03-13-2004 06:04 PM
logwatch GraemeK Linux - Software 2 12-18-2003 08:32 PM
Logwatch miguel Linux - General 0 11-08-2002 05:15 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:30 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration