[Logwatch-Devel] Fwd: multiple email addresses

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Sun May 13 00:12:09 MST 2007

On Sat, 12 May 2007, Mike Tremaine wrote:

> Kirk Bauer wrote:
>> Any takers?  I never do anything fancy with the emailing myself.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Gabor Adam TOTH <tg at x-net.hu>
>> Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 02:01:48 +0200
>> Subject: multiple email addresses
>> To: logwatch-patches at logwatch.org
>> I have to send reports to different email addresses for each host so I
>> made this small patch.
>> It uses MailTo_host config options to set To: headers and falls back to
>> MailTo if no such option found. Multiple email addresses can be
>> seperated by spaces.
>> It also fixes a bug, multiple MIME headers were written to emails if
>> MultiEmail was set.
>> Usage:
>> logwatch.conf:
>> SplitHosts = Yes
>> MultiEmail = Yes
>> MailTo = user at example.com
>> MailTo_host1 = foobar at example.com
>> MailTo_host2 = foo at example.com bar at example.com
> I've always just pointed it at an alias in /etc/aliases . Usually I use
> something like logreports. However I don't see why a comma separated
> list would not work?
> Has anyone tried
> MailTo = "user at example.com, foobar at example.com"

I think Gabor points out that the patch allows you to use a central syslog 
server and send reports to an address based on the hostname in the 


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