[Logwatch] Logwatch and Samba

Mike Tremaine mgt at stellarcore.net
Mon Jun 27 18:35:39 MST 2005

On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 06:13, Brandon Laing wrote:

> It seems as though Logwatch doesn't know how to read or parse the samba 
> log file. If I manually run a "logwatch --service samba --print", I get 
> nothing returned. Others, like Sendmail, work just fine.

There is a bug in the applydate filter for samba.. [groan] I'll commit
the fix to cvs now but if you want to fix it by hand it is rather small



Remove the white space at the end of this line 34

elsif ($ThisLine =~ m/^\[$SearchDate2/o) {

It should look like the above ^ there was a space between $SearchDate2 /
which causes this to not match anything since under Fedora Core 2 the
log looks like

[2005/06/26 17:15:40, 1] smbd

Notice the comma instead of a space :)

Mike Tremaine
mgt at stellarcore.net

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