Daily run reports
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Oct 7 16:15:15 UTC 2009
On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Polytropon wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:09:51 +0000, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You should see these lines in /etc/crontab:
>> # Perform daily/weekly/monthly maintenance.
>> 1 3 * * * root periodic daily
>> 15 4 * * 6 root periodic weekly
>> 30 5 1 * * root periodic monthly
>> You can set the MAILTO environment variable in /etc/crontab to mail to
>> an alternate address if needed.
> Another way is to edit /etc/mail/aliases and forward mail
> to root to your preferred account, e. g.
> root: myuser
> Note that "recompiling" sendmail's files is neccessary,
To be more precise, rebuilding the aliases file.
> and sendmail needs to be restarted. It is explained at the top of
> Makefile in the /etc/mail directory. It's quite easy. :-)
But 'newaliases' is easier yet. Is restarting sendmail after newaliases
really necessary? I change aliases so rarely I've never really noticed.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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