[Logwatch] newbie questions about logwatch sendmail output

Bob Hutchinson hutchlists at midwales.com
Sun Feb 20 11:35:31 MST 2005

On Saturday 19 Feb 2005 21:45, Pritchard wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to using Logwatch and sendmail (but not email
> server administration).  I'm trying to understand how
> to interpret the logwatch sendmail results.  For
> example, I see "DSN: User unknown: 21 Time(s)" but I
> do not know if that applies to the following entries,
> or what.  Perhaps all these lines are simply
> indicating that TLS verification failed (probably due
> to self-signed certs), but again, I am not sure.
> Here's my logwatch output.  Can you advise me how to
> interpret it or point me to some useful documentation?
>  Thanks in advance.

I would suggest an upgrade, most of the entries are '**Unmatched Entries**', 
that is to say they were not recognized by any of the regular expressions 
used in scripts/services/sendmail.

The sendmail scripts have been revised extensively lately, to judge from the 
traffic on this mailing list.

Bob Hutchinson
Midwales dot com

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