Bug 146506 - low/med detail logwatch should output irregular cron messages
low/med detail logwatch should output irregular cron messages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: logwatch (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
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Reported: 2005-01-28 17:20 EST by Sitsofe Wheeler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-29 09:44:47 EDT
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Description Sitsofe Wheeler 2005-01-28 17:20:14 EST
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Description of problem:
Logwatch does not output information about things like orphan crontab entries unless the detail level is set to high. This seems wrong since an orphan crontab entry should be exceptional rather than regular and as such might be something to investigate (although is mostly harmless).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a crontab for a user that does not exist
2. Let cron report an error in /var/log/cron like:
Jan 24 20:29:01 x crond[4567]: x ORPHAN (no passwd entry)
3. Run /etc/log.d/logwatch --print --service cron --detail low
(or med instead of low)

Actual Results:  No indication of ORPHAN entries.

Expected Results:  Indication of ORPHAN entries.

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Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2005-06-29 09:44:47 EDT
This bug is fixed in the last version (logwatch-6.1.2-2).

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