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Re: [suse-security] short introduction to myself + a (simple) problem
  • From: jan <jmeyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 21:06:01 +0200
  • Message-id: <3991AB99.CAB2E563@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Michael Schoenwiese wrote:

> Since some days, my /var/log/messages shows every 20 minutes following
> lines, then sometimes it stops a few days doing so and sometimes it
> start doing it.
>
> There is no cronjob except the one which runs a tar command to zip all
> user homes to a tape drive and also all configuration files and
> databases.
>
> here is what it looks like :
>
> Aug 8 00:12:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 00:32:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 00:52:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 01:12:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 01:32:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 01:52:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 02:12:30 mail -- MARK --
>
> mail is the name of the host
>
> does anyone have an idea what it could be ?


I suppose it's syslogd

The SuSE support database has the solution at:
http://sdb.suse.de/sdb/de/html/js_syslog.html

jan.meyer

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