magawake at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 12:04:58 UTC 2008
Oh, so syslog-ng probally isn't the right tool for the job?
I can use these tools to monitor my /var/log/kern ?
Also, thanks for all the responses!
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 7:36 AM, Jeremiah Heller <jeremiah at itmustbe.com> wrote:
> Have you heard of http://www.ossec.net/?
> It would do what you like and more. You configure which logs you want
> watched and who should be emailed/texted/paged according to various levels
> of criticality.
> I believe you can have it email you for custom log-events; although it will
> notice many common failure messages and other anomalies automatically - so
> many I haven't needed to modify much.
> I'm not sure if centos provides packages w/ similar functionality or not.
> On 29 Aug 2008, at 04:19, 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.
>> Any idea how to do this? Has anyone done this before?
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