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server_administration [2016/07/13 13:31]
sgripon [nmd]
server_administration [2016/12/09 21:36]
sgripon [logwatch]
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 Logwatch can send you a formatted view of system logs every morning by email. It is usefull to check everyday the health of your server. Logwatch can send you a formatted view of system logs every morning by email. It is usefull to check everyday the health of your server.
  
-FIXME Add details here+First, copy default config file to change settings: 
 + 
 +  sudo cp /​usr/​share/​logwatch/​default.conf/​logwatch.conf /​etc/​logwatch/​conf/​ 
 + 
 +Then, to receive by email the report modify the cron job and add --mailto option : 
 + 
 +<file bash /​etc/​cron.daily/​00logwatch>​ 
 +#​!/​bin/​bash 
 + 
 +#Check if removed-but-not-purged 
 +test -x /​usr/​share/​logwatch/​scripts/​logwatch.pl || exit 0 
 + 
 +#execute 
 +/​usr/​sbin/​logwatch --output mail --mailto my.email@domain.tld 
 + 
 +</​file>​
  
  
server_administration.txt · Last modified: 2016/12/28 12:06 by sgripon