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Logwatch

Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your system's logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.

Logwatch Contact Information

Logwatch, as well as a large number of other automation tools and techniques, are covered in my new book:

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If you want to manage logs on multiple hosts logconf will take care of configuring Logwatch, Syslog-ng, and Logrotate.

There are several mirrors of the main site if you have trouble accessing it on port 81:

This page last modified Fri Feb 23 20:14:03 2007 Copyright 2017 Kirk Bauer