[Logwatch] Simple Sendmail report without all mail entries

Mike Tremaine mgt at stellarcore.net
Tue Oct 2 06:54:44 MST 2007


Albert Parengkuan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have Logwatch to monitor Sendmail behaviour and it is working fine, but I
> need to know if there is a way just to make a simple report for Sendmail and
> only includes:
> 
> Bytes Transferred: xxxx
> Messages Sent:     x
> Total recipients:  x
> 
> I do not want Logwatch to list all email entries when it sent the report to
> me, since I can see all the email entries on /var/log/maillog itself.
> 
> Do you know how to configure that?
>

The short answer is no.

The long answer is sendmail.conf has lots of Sendmail Threshold values 
that can be set if you look at the sendmail.conf file. [Or better yet 
copy /usr/share/logwatch/default.conf/services/sendmail.conf to 
/etc/logwatch/conf/services/sendmail.conf and then edit that one.

-Mike


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