[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.


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