Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 99438
logwatch appears to ignore 'Yesterday' range
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
Every day logwatch mails me a week or so's worth of logs. I'm using the default
logwatch.conf, and it has Range = yesterday. Maybe I'm wrong, but it would
appear that this should make logwatch only mail yesterday's entries out every
day, but I quite clearly get everything in the log directory. :)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Allow log entries to pile up
2. Let logwatch run
3. Read your email
Actual Results: One day's worth of entries mailed
Expected Results: Everything is mailed
*** Bug 102746 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Upon further investigation, bug id 102746 is correct, I believe this is limited
to up2date logs. There have been so many lately. :)
In case you didn't already figure it out, it's because several of the conf files
in /etc/log.d/conf/logfiles are missing the line:
up2date.conf isn't the only one affected....
Thank you. I put that entry in the file and re-ran the report successfully.
Redhat - is there any hope for a fix on this from you guys? I really hate to go
edit a couple dozen machines... but I guess I can.
Actually, the real problem is the missing scripts in the
See bug 80496 for the solution. I guess 99438 should be marked as duplicate.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 80496 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.