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Re: Logwatch report on another machine?



On Wednesday 04 June 2008 19:35:31 Dave Burns wrote:
> OP seems to have two problems:
>
> 1) sendmail is not configured correctly, email sent by cron jobs is
> not delivered.
> 2) He would like to send mail to an address which is broken, either
> the domain doers not exist or DNS not working right? Could it be that
> his machine has the hostname set as 'alfred' and is on the
> gayleard.com network, so thinks of itself as alfred.gayleard.com, but
> his ISP (gayleard?) has not set things up so that DNS can resolve that
> name?
>
> Anyhow, logwatch may or may not be configured correctly, but the
> reports will never show up until sendmail gets configured properly.
> His ISP should be able to help? Mine would probably tell me to go buy
> a windoze PC.
>
> It might be simpler to have logwatch send the reports to an external
> account, like gmail or yahoo, but that still requires sendmail to work
> for sending email.
>
I've seen threads like this before, and it always amazes me how hard it is to 
do under sendmail, when postfix handles it so easily.

Anne

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