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Re[2]: [suse-security] program to analyse log files
  • From: John <isofroni@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 14:56:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <1032097801.20050307145610@xxxxxxxxx>

From: Rune Lynge <lists-suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Date: Monday, March 7, 2005, 1:40:13 PM
Subject: [suse-security] program to analyse log files



Monday, March 7, 2005, 1:40:13 PM, you wrote:

> At 11:58 +0100 07/03/05, Dominik wrote:
>>> <SNIP> I want to have a report with a mail every day. Wich
>>> is the better tool that I can use ?
>>
>>I use "logwatch" (www.logwatch.org). Everyday I get mail report about my server logs.

> Or you could use logdigest
> <http://www.novell.com/products/linuxpackages/professional/logdigest.html>
> - badly documented, but quite well working.

> Find it on the 9.2 DVDs (it is also on present in 9.1 AFAIK),
> spend 10 minutes setting up the ignore.local and you should be up
> and running.

> Rune






is there any command logwatch or just the logwatch.pl ?

Seems that saving the report to a file doesn't work. Does it work for
you?

i just run the logwatch.pl in the scripts directory and then
keep the stdout to a file including the stderr.

What is your method so, your configuration ?



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