Logwatch question

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
How can I do the following task??

Configure Logwatch on your machine according to the following requirements:
• Logwatch should run automatically every 15 minutes
• The reports generated by Logwatch should be emailed to
(Note: If you were unable to get this address working in the previous question, then you
may instead have the reports sent directly to user bharat).
• The reports should cover the most recent log entries (as recent as possible).
• The reports should contain the maximum amount of detail (as much as possible).

Question by:jlim95
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    man logwatch

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    Set your crontab to run logwatch every 15 minutes...
    */15 * * * * /etc/log.d/scripts/

    edit the /etc/log.d/conf/logwatch.conf
    MailTo = root # change to ""
    Range = yesterday # change to "today"
    Detail = Low # change to "High"


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    if you want us to do your homework for you, you should at least not just cut and paste it. Put a little effort forth, man!


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