sendmail off - no more accounting message to root
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Mar 19 16:44:14 PST 2004
On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 12:39:42AM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 06:58:23PM -0500, epilogue at allstream.net wrote:
> > because i'm only running a desktop and sylpheed has it's own mail transport
> > system, i shut down sendmail. however, since making this change, i've
> > noticed that the root account is no longer receiving the daily
> > accounting digest.
> > i've had a look at the 310.accounting file in periodic, but am not sure
> > what to change to get the accounting back. is sendmail an absolute
> > requirement for this service or is there some other way one of you might
> > now about?
> Try looking at /etc/defaults/periodic.conf instead -- it's a lot
> clearer in there how to make the daily/weekly/monthly jobs write their
> output to a log file rather than in an e-mail.
> Nb. Don't edit /etc/defaults/periodic.conf -- just create
> /etc/periodic.conf and put in there the settings you wish to override.
Bah! I'll forget me own head next. I meant to say that if you set the
output to log files like so:
then the default /etc/newsyslog.conf is already setup to cycle those
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
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