[Logwatch] logwatch not sending emails to alternate email address

Markus Lude lude at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Feb 13 13:13:02 MST 2008


On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 07:24:52AM -0800, Mike Tremaine wrote:
> 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
> > 
> >
> 
> Did you try adding "Print = No" to /etc/logwatch/conf/logwatch.conf 
> please try it and let us know.

You might additionally add

  mailer = "/usr/sbin/sendmail -t"

With both changes it works for me on FC8.

Regards,
Markus



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