syslog notifications?

Marten Vijn info at
Mon Jan 21 09:58:58 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 13:33 +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

- syslog.conf ( log to file,mail,remote host, | proces)
- syslogd 
- logger
- newsyslog

These are all in base,

kind regards,


Marten Vijn

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