Is there a reliable way to have a system that mails me the list of files that were modified in the past 24 hours inside a set of directories? (like
If you want to find the files that are modified within the past 24hours, then this is the way.
If you want to find the same, from with in the past 24hrs-48hours then
You can setup a a daily cronjob, that could run perhaps at the end of the working hours or at the start of the day. Or both of them, to know what files got changed during the working day and one when you are not around.