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Questions tagged [logcheck]

logcheck - program to scan system logs for interesting lines

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How to suppress rsyslogd HUPed messages from logcheck?

Getting these... Jan 7 06:25:01 debian liblogging-stdlog: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="8.24.0" x-pid="551" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] rsyslogd was HUPed Debian default logcheck ...
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logcheck sending smbd: pam_unix(samba:session): session opened/closed messages

Fresh Debian install. Samba standalone server. logcheck installed. Getting lots of these messages via emails, how to suppress any idea? Thanks a lot in advance. Jan 6 02:04:05 debian smbd: ...
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How to safely quit logcheck which is taking up 75% of my CPU for hours?

logcheck has had grep running for a couple hours now and it's still not finished. How can I find out why it's taking that long and how can I gracefully quit it (so that it won't skip any logs but ...
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grep: Which *patterns* are matched, not which text?

In maintaining our local logcheck rules, it'd be nice to know which ones are no longer being used. I'm trying to find a reasonably efficient way of doing that. In other words, given a fairly large ...
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What's causing logcheck to take up 100% of CPU load?

So multiple (1 per core) grep processes by user logcheck are taking up 100% of my CPU for a while now. How can I find out what's causing this and how can I fix it without killing the process as I wish ...
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Is it possible to use shell globs in /etc/logcheck/logcheck.logfiles?

I have a bunch of log files that correspond to remote hosts which vary by host name, split off using rsyslog. Can I use shell globs to refer to those log files instead of hard coding the file names in ...
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Is there a way to have logcheck send a daily digest as well as the hourly mails?

I'm looking for a way to get logcheck to send the hourly notifications but also send me daily digest at the end of the day. Is there a way to achieve that at all? It'd be fine to invoke logcheck ...