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Re: Logwatch report on another machine?

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard eircom net> wrote:
> How can I get the logwatch report on one machine (helen.gayleard.com)
> sent to another machine (alfred.gayleard.com) on the same LAN?
> I tried editing /etc/aliases on the first machine,
> changing the last line to
>        root:           tim alfred gayleard com
> (and running newaliases) but this did not do the trick.

That should be good enough, *if* sendmail is working on that machine
and that address doesn't bounce. If you do

echo 'testing the client'|mutt -s 'testing client'  tim alfred gayleard com

do you ever get the email?

I am also assuming you haven't tweaked the default config of logwatch.

Speaking of which, you could try changing the "mailto" field in


> I also tried adding MAILER(local) in sendmail.mc on helen
> (and restarting sendmail), but this appeared to have no effect.
> I'm not sure what MAILER(local) means?
> It seems to be more difficult than I thought
> to send email from one machine on a LAN to another.
> Is there some line I could add to sendmail.mc which would enable this?
> Any advice or suggestions gratefully received.
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