[CentOS] rhel/centos alternative to logwatch?

Fri Apr 13 18:23:09 UTC 2012
Karl Vogel <vogelke+centos at pobox.com>

>> On Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:13:14 +0200, 
>> Tilman Schmidt <t.schmidt at phoenixsoftware.de> said:

T> The most frequent reason for a lot of unmatched entries showing up is
T> that the corresponding logwatch script is out of date wrt the program
T> whose log is being watched. Program maintainers tend to change the
T> wording of messages on a whim, and the logwatch scripts need to be
T> updated to keep up with them. So yes, there is a constant need to update
T> logwatch, specifically its scripts.

   I found the "checksyslog" setup easier to understand and modify.
   http://www.hcst.net/~vogelke/src/logfiles/ has some examples.

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