logcheck doesn't work anymore
glarkin at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 8 21:08:36 UTC 2008
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Marco Beishuizen wrote:
> After upgrading logcheck from 1.1.1 to 1.2.54 I suddenly get errors of
> logcheck not working correctly:
> Warning: If you are seeing this message, your log files may not have
> been checked!
> Could not run logtail or save output
> Check temporary directory: /tmp/logcheck.6IZZmq
> Also verify that the logcheck user can read all files referenced in
> declare -x HOME="/var/lib/logcheck"
> declare -x LOGNAME="logcheck"
> declare -x MAILTO="root"
> declare -x OLDPWD
> declare -x
> declare -x PWD="/var/lib/logcheck" declare -x SHELL="/bin/sh"
> declare -x SHLVL="1"
> declare -x USER="logcheck"
> In version 1.1.1 there was a script logcheck.sh in cron that ran every
> hour but that doesn't seem to exist anymore. Trying to run logcheck
> manually results in:
> logcheck should not be run as root. Use su to invoke logcheck:
> su logcheck -c "/usr/local/bin/bash /usr/local/sbin/logcheck"
> Or use sudo: sudo -u logcheck logcheck.
> But this doesn't seem to do anything.
> How can I use logcheck again?
I recently committed the upgrade to logcheck, and I am looking into your
problem now. I'll post back here with details once I've figured it out.
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