[CentOS] logwatch not mailing [SOLVED]
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Mon Aug 24 12:45:29 UTC 2009
Ray Leventhal wrote:
> # uname -a Linux obfuscated.example.com 2.6.18-128.4.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue
> Aug 4 20:23:34 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> I noticed a few days ago that I'm not getting my logwatch emails to the
> root account any longer, and while I've definitely been applying updates
> from base, no other changes have happened on this box.
> I ran logwatch at the command line:
> logwatch --detail medium --mailto root at fqdn.example.com
> but still no email.
> As expected, /etc/cron.daily has the following entry:
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 39 Jul 30 2008 0logwatch ->
> Where should I start looking to figure out why logwatch seems not to be
> doing its thing?
> Thanks in advance,
Thanks again to all who replied. The situation seems to have remedied
itself with a log rotation (scheduled). Once the offending stuff was no
longer part of the body of the logwatch emails, Mailscanner/clamd had
nothing to complain about and this morning I find the weekend's logwatch
emails nestled comfortably in root's inbox.
Next step for me is finding where to allow logwatch emails regardless of
Again, thanks to all,
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