FC5 - Logwatch reports stopped
paul at city-fan.org
Fri May 12 14:29:42 UTC 2006
Don Russell wrote:
> Usually I receive a Logwatch report via e-mail everyday, timestamped at
> 0402 LOCAL TIME.
> Today is the second day in a row I did not receive a report at all?
> I tried running logwatch as root with --print but after a minute or so,
> there is nothing displayed and the command prompt is displayed again?
> What would cause logwatch to stop reporting things? Where are the log
> files it uses to build the daily report?
> The report showed things such as which updates were installed, current
> disk space, log in attempts (successful and failed)
> It's not as if none of those things happened.
> How does Logwatch get started each day? crontab -l doesn't show anything
> for root?
$ ls -l /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 39 Apr 5 04:58 /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch ->
Don't know why it's stopped working for you.
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