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Re: logwatch scripts for cfengine

From: Yaroslav Halchenko
Subject: Re: logwatch scripts for cfengine
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 16:30:25 -0400
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epylog seems to be very limited at the moment -- not that many logfiles
are parsed as with logwatch

also it is not yet even packaged for Debian ;)

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 04:11:13PM -0400, nathan r. hruby wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2005, Tim Nelson wrote:

> >On Mon, 2 May 2005, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:

> >>Dear Cfengineers,

> >>Did anyone create logwatch scripts for cfengine? I would bet they can be
> >>useful - I'm using logwatch to keep an eye on a few hosts.

> >     What do you mean here?  Do you mean a logwatch module that 
> >     interprets messages that cfengine puts in syslog?

> >     I use Logwatch, but as soon as I have the resources, I'll get it 
> >rewritten to deal with multiple hosts logging to a central server to cut 
> >down on the number of e-mails we receive.  Kirk (Logwatch lead) has agreed 
> >to this in principle, but this was a few years back.

> You may want to peek at Epylog.  It's designed for central loghost
> operation and a bit nicer (IMHO), internally, than logwatch (at least, the
> last time I looked..)

> HTH,

> -n
Yaroslav Halchenko
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