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Questions tagged [logwatch]

A utility for monitoring server logs. (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Logwatch)

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Have logwatch send reports only once a week

I would like to lessen the noise from logwatch reports sent to my email on three systems. Is it possible by to configure logwatch to send only some days in the week, or once a week? More relevant ...
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cron script cannot find logwatch and chkrootkit

I have an issue that has probably something to do with the PATH variable. This is a email I got with error about a script running in cron: Cron Daemon <mail.org> 05:08 (15 hours ago) ...
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Send specific log with specific pharse to my mail

I want to send specific log which has specific phrase to my mail. For example: ERROR LOG SOMETHING.COM IP XX.XXX.XXX.XXX PORT:2343 Bad XXXXXXX And if upper log has phase SOMETHING.COM, send me this ...
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Delay in logwatch sending results as an email

I have set up a dual server email system using Debian. One server is active, the other just syncs all the email data in case of a server failure. Everything is working very well, but I notice a very ...
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Why is denyhosts not banning *some* brute force root SSH login attempts?

I recently noticed in my logwatch emails from a couple of servers that although denyhosts was doing its job for some brute force root ssh login attempts others seem to be ignored and continue to ...
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Dubious entry in logwatch

Today I found the following in the daily logwatch of my debian server: --------------------- Connections (secure-log) Begin ------------------------ **Unmatched Entries** sg: user 'root' (login '???...
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logwatch shows wrong temperature

I am using the logwatch application and I note that the smartd deamon return wrong information: the temperature is not displayed in Celsius degree ! Is it a smartd problem or a logwatch problem ? Is ...
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How to make Logwatch track git commits

I have a webserver with a git repo containing a website. I have made a CMS using PHP where PHP automatically commits to git when files are changed. I would like to track these commits (preferably in a ...
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Logwatch is not sending mail to my email address on CentOS

I assume logwatch is using postfix because this is what I see in the log files.. 2014-11-03T15:01:35.509850+11:00 workshop2 postfix/smtpd[7048]: disconnect from ami[127.0.0.1] 2014-11-03T15:01:42....
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How can I exclude proftp authentication failure messages from logwatch?

I use logwatch on my server, now I get thousands of these lines in the report email: --------------------- pam_unix Begin ------------------------ proftpd: Unknown Entries: check pass; ...