[syslog-ng]sending message by email

Stephen C Burns sburns@farpointer.net
Fri, 01 Feb 2002 10:30:45 -0600

Assuming you have a comprehensive file with all of the messages in 
/var/log/$HOST/messages, just set up a nightly cron job to cat 
/var/log/$HOST/messages|mail your email

At 09:47 AM 2/1/2002, you wrote:
>I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to setup email notification of certain 
>log messages. The filters I am using are working great, but my email 
>notifications are empty.
>What I would like is to receive an email with a subject line similar to 
>"Log notification for hostname" where hostname is the system the message 
>was received from, with the body of the email containing the log message.
>Is anyone else doing this? Can you provide an example of your method, if so?
>Or, can anyone give me any pointers on making this work?
>David Monk CCNA, MCSE
>The more things change, the more they stay insane.