[Logwatch-Devel] Fwd: multiple email addresses

Mike Tremaine mgt at stellarcore.net
Sun May 13 06:20:00 MST 2007


Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> 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 
> logging.
> 
> Hugo.
> 

Oh... :) I did not get that was what he was going after. Hmm where is 
the patch Kirk lets at least take a look at it.

-Mike


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