syslog notifications?

Clifton Royston cliftonr at
Mon Jan 21 09:21:59 PST 2008

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 01:33:07PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Before I try to reinvent the wheel, I'd like to hear are there commonly
> used utilities that process syslog logs (e.g. /var/log/messages), grep
> them for some regex and notify configured e-mail addresses, in real time
> (as messages arrive)? I imagine something like that would either do a
> "tail -f" on log files or listen as a syslog filter.

  Swatch, logwatch, probably numerous others.
  -- Clifton

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