[Logwatch] logwatch not sending emails to alternate email address

Bjorn L. bl_logwatch2 at mblmail.net
Wed Feb 13 08:49:46 MST 2008


[Or, alternatively, and probably easier, update to the latest Logwatch 
served by Fedora, with yum: "yum update logwatch" ].

Bjorn L. wrote:
> The MAILTO variable is set in /etc/crontab, for Fedora systems.
> 
> There was a bug reported in Fedora about how MAILTO was handled in 
> Logwatch.  Try getting the current logwatch.pl script from cvs, and see 
> if that solves the problem.
> 
> 
> 
> Asrai khn wrote:
>> Its not sending email to none root even if i set "MailTo = someEmailAddr 
>> in /usr/share/logwatch/default.conf/logwatch.conf.
>>
>> as i sayd before on fedora 7 even /etc/logwatch/conf/logwatch.conf was 
>> enough to tell logwatch to sent email to other email addresses.
>>
>> can someone probably from dev ppl tells me what has been changed from 
>> logwatch-7.3.4-10.fc7 to logwatch-7.3.6-13.fc8 that logwatch not not 
>> honoring its config files?
>>
>> regards
>>
>> On Feb 12, 2008 8:44 PM, Asrai khn <asraikhn at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:asraikhn at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>     On Feb 12, 2008 8:19 PM, Mike Tremaine <mgt at stellarcore.net
>>     <mailto:mgt at stellarcore.net>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>         Try adding Print = No to your config file
>>
>>
>>     I'll but as far  I can understand logwatch-7.3.6 overiding the value
>>     its read from
>>
>>     $ConfigDir/conf/logwatch.conf with env. varailble MailTo
>>
>>     #if MAILTO is set in the environment, grab it as we may be being used by
>>     #cron or anacron, which do not set command line args.
>>     if ($ENV{'MAILTO'})
>>
>>
>>     {
>>         $Config{'mailto'} = $ENV{'MAILTO'};
>>     }
>>
>>     Imean its not honour MailTo in config file while running from cron.daily, still i am confused it was working fine in f7.
>>
>>     regards
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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