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RE: Email via syslog



Pretty sure you can accomplish your goal by using "named pipes" in
syslogd.conf.  Although It may require some scripting to read from the
pipe and mail the message.

-T

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> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 11:50 AM
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> Subject: Email via syslog
> 
> It appears that the stock linux syslog (sysklogd) does not support
> email delivery for facilities.  As far as I can tell, it can only send
> to users (tty), loghosts, files or named pipes (fifo, not shell).  I
> see no ability to actually send email to internal or external users.
> Can someone confirm this for me?
> 
> P.S.  Yes, I expect that something like syslog-ng can do this.  I just
> want to know for certain that sysklogd can not.  I'm disappointed, as
> this seems like an obvious feature.
> 
> P.P.S.  I'm not interested in parsing utilities (i.e. logwatch).  At
> this point, I'm on a fact-finding mission.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
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