Software to SEND log files only?
b.smeelen at ose.nl
Wed Sep 22 07:02:39 UTC 2010
On 09/21/2010 10:17 PM, Len Conrad wrote:
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Ed Flecko <edflecko at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:56:13 -0700
>> According to the FreeBSD website
>> (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/outgoing-only.html), the easiest
>> way to send mail only is to install the mail/ssmtp port.
>> Does anyone have an example of a script or other method (maybe a cron
>> script?) that would e-mail my log files to me daily?
> log files can be (too) huge as smtp DATA.
> I zip mine and use the mpack port to send the .zip file as MIME attachment.
You could install the logrotate port /usr/ports/sysutils/logrotate and
switch the logfiles you want to this instead of newsyslog
For webserver error logs I use something like this scripts which runs
for i in $LOGFILES
if [ -s $i ]
tail -r -n 100 $i |mail -s $i <email_address>
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