How to disable daily run output email from "Charlie &"?
Googled couple of pages, but there is no clear answer.
ssmtp instead of
Have a read through
man periodic and look for all the bits that mention
Create a file
/etc/periodic.conf if one doesn't already exist and set the
*_output variables from
/etc/defaults/periodic.conf to a log file. That is any path starting with a
/, instead of a user account which is a plain word.
$ grep _output= /etc/defaults/periodic.conf daily_output="root" # user or /file daily_status_security_output="root" # user or /file weekly_output="root" # user or /file monthly_output="root" # user or /file
Syslog should already be setup for
I'm a bit pedantic about my logging and use
You can disable most of the tests by togging the
_enable flag in
daily_output="/dev/null" will stop you getting the emails, although as mentioned above, you may wish to log it to a file instead, since the reports can contain useful information.