yanegomi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 01:13:08 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Bjoern A. Zeeb <
> bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net> wrote:
>> why do we send all these empty headings for periodic emails or given there
>> no output to this one can we
>> 1) suppress the empty sections (to me that sounds a bit like a wrong
>> return code or something maybe?), and
>> 2) add an option to suppress "empty" periodic emails entirely?
>> Removing stale files from /var/preserve:
>> Cleaning out old system announcements:
>> Removing stale files from /var/rwho:
>> Backup passwd and group files:
>> Verifying group file syntax:
>> /etc/group is fine
>> Security check:
>> (output mailed separately)
>> Checking for denied zone transfers (AXFR and IXFR):
>> -- End of daily output --
>> I'd also like to get the hostname out of the headings of the security
>> if possible. It's in the Subject:. There's no need to have each section
>> starting differently. I understand that it would be a POLA problem given
>> a lot
>> of people parse these emails automatically so adding an option for that
>> would be
>> ok with me as well.
>> Any takers?
> Please don't! The headers with no entries confirm that the check has been
> I really don't care about the hostnames, but the POLA issue makes me
> seriously question whther it is worth doing.
(Based on followup emails)
No one's suggesting that the defaults be changed. We're just
trying to make sure that things are made more sane if empty.
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