[Logwatch] central loghost server parsing questions
dbstoker at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 15:20:29 MST 2009
I am a newbe to logwatch. It looks great for watching logs on individual
How do I parse logs with logwatch on a loghost server?
My central logging server has server logs in the path
/disk1/syslog-ng/<server_name>/<month>/<day>. These logs do not have the
sub directory structure that /var/log has. Is there an easy way to get
logwatch to process these?
When I run the command: logwatch --logdir
/disk1/syslog-ng/db1dr/09/2009-09-02 –range today –print
I get information from my loghost server that is from the /var/log directory
path. It dose not matter what I put in the --logdir option as it seems to
just process the local /var/log path.
Is there a way to fix this without changing the logwatch script?
Does it need the standard sub directory structure that /var/log uses?
My loghost server is running Centos with logwatch version 7.3 dated 3/24/06.
If I installed the logwatch 7.3.6 release would that help resolve my
Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
Dennis dbstoker at gmail.com
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