[CentOS] syslog-ng

Paul Bijnens Paul.Bijnens at xplanation.com
Fri Aug 29 11:30:11 UTC 2008


On 2008-08-29 13:19, Mag Gam wrote:
> I know centos does not use syslog-ng, but I have installed it at my
> university. My intention is if a particular string appears in my
> /var/log/messages I would like to get an email alert.
> 
> For example, if i see a message "foo" in /var/log/kern I would like to
> email myself.

I use "monit" for that (and other things).
Easy to setup, very reliable.

Available from rpmforge:

    yum --enable=rpmforge install monit

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