To watch the logs and send alert periodically to admin by configuring logwatch.
Install Logwatch using
# sudo apt-get install logwatch
Edit logwatch.conf file
Change the following:
# Output = mail
# Format = html
# MailTo = [email protected]://https://https://https://www.https://https://https://www.https://linuxsysadmins.com/
Save and exit wq!
Edit the file 00logwatch to append the mail were we need to get the Logs
Add the following line.
Save and exit.
Test the Logwatch using command
If we need to get log in specific time add in cronjob as below
Create a Cronjob using
Append the Below Content
# m h dom mon dow command
0 10 * * * /usr/sbin/logwatch
That’s it we have done with log watch configuration.