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Logwatch

Logwatch analyzes and reports on system logs. It is a customizable and pluggable log-monitoring system and will go through the logs for a given period of time and make a customizable report. It should work right out of the package on most systems.

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  •  07 Apr 2006 01:25

    Release Notes: Numerous improvements and bugfixes were made.

    •  17 May 2005 09:33

    Release Notes: Lots of incremental improvements and clean-ups and bugfixes were made. Significant improvements were made to the --range option (run --range help for info). New services were added: audit, sonicwall, and zz-network (which must be enabled in logwatch.conf to make it active). The --numeric option was added to inhibit certain DNS lookups.

    •  09 Mar 2005 21:05

    Release Notes: Just about every filter has been improved. Numerous filters have been added. HTML email messages are now available. Multi-platform support was improved, so Logwatch now works to some degree on most Unix/Linux platforms.

    •  23 Jun 2004 08:23

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  22 Jun 2004 07:35

    Release Notes: A few cosmetic issues that appeared in 5.2 were fixed.

    RSS Recent comments

    25 Jun 2008 14:00 mikehale

    Re: Site down?

    > Nope, still going strong, although I

    > forgot to put our latest release out

    > here. The site runs on port 81 due to

    > my ISP's restrictions and my guess is

    > your company blocks port 81 HTTP

    > traffic.

    Hi Kirk,

    I am unable to access the site as well. Is there any way that

    you would consider hosting the site from a standard url? I

    think you really restrict the audience for this tool when

    people can't easily access the documentation for your

    project. I can even offer you a free virtual shared host

    account if that would help.

    29 Nov 2006 11:59 lukeiam

    How to add custom log?
    I have a firewall log made by my perl script and rotating by logrotate. I would like to add that log to the logwatch daily emails. How can I do so?

    14 Oct 2006 19:17 avequestions

    Re: Site down?

    > The site's been down for a while. Are

    > there any other sites that would have

    > this file? Is the project dead?

    What gives? The site has been unaviliable for some time. Kirk tried you e-mail @ kaybee and it failed as well. Is the project still on? Is everything ok?

    Site checked from multiple locations most of which were naked (not filtered - firewalled).

    Thanks!

    22 Jul 2005 13:10 philiph

    Re: Site down?
    I'm behind a firewall that blocks port 81. Is there any way the site could be moved somewhere else? How about sourceforge or savannah?

    09 Mar 2005 20:49 kirkbauer

    Re: Site down?

    > The site's been down for a while. Are

    > there any other sites that would have

    > this file? Is the project dead?

    Nope, still going strong, although I forgot to put our latest release out here. The site runs on port 81 due to my ISP's restrictions and my guess is your company blocks port 81 HTTP traffic.

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