[syslog-ng]sending message by email

David Monk david@purplebear.net
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 10:40:05 -0600

Actually, I have each $HOST logged to a seperate file. I want to add
additional filters to catch important messages and email those one at a

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen C Burns" <sburns@farpointer.net>
To: <syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: [syslog-ng]sending message by email

> 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
> >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
> >Or, can anyone give me any pointers on making this work?
> >
> >---
> >David Monk CCNA, MCSE
> ><mailto:david@purplebear.net>david@purplebear.net
> >
> >The more things change, the more they stay insane.
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