how do I see security logs without turning on sendmail?

illoai at illoai at
Tue Dec 5 19:59:48 PST 2006

On 12/5/06, Wasp King <waspking2003 at> wrote:
> is there a way that one can specify a log place to see
> daily logs like you receive from root at localhost, when
> sendmail is turned on?
> there must be a way to enable only local mail
> delivery...but I am not sure how..
> would like to shut down sendmail but want to see
> security logs.

Look at /etc/defaults/periodic.conf

(grep outp /etc/defaults/periodic.conf)

NB: changes should usually go in a file named /etc/periodic.conf


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