periodic emails

John Baldwin jhb at
Tue Jan 3 16:23:51 UTC 2012

On Monday, January 02, 2012 4:29:18 pm Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> Hi,
> why do we send all these empty headings for periodic emails or given there is
> 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?

Have you tried 'daily_show_success="NO"' in /etc/periodic.conf?

(Also security_show_success, weekly_show_success, and monthly_show_success?)

Those certainly have fixed both 1) and 2) for me.

John Baldwin

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