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Cron Emails from Upcp, backup adnd other processing missing

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by Belaird, May 25, 2007.

  1. Belaird

    Belaird Well-Known Member

    Jun 24, 2004
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    Most of my daily and periodic reports from my cron jobs, such as upcp, backup, rkhunter, etc have been missing since the update to Cpanel 11. I reviewed the cron log, and these jobs are running, but no reports. I tried modifying cron, via crontab -e with a MAILTO statement with little effect, a few reports appeared for that day, but after the next nightly cycle they stopped. I don't see any other warnings, errors or problems in my exim, message or security logs.

    I can run these scripts manually without error, so I don't think they are failing.

    So I am kinda stuck now trying to figure out what to do next, short of opening an incident request. Anyone have a suggestion what to try next?
  2. kernow

    kernow Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2004
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    A new logwatch which fixes this problem has been released.
    rpm -Uvh
  3. wkdwich

    wkdwich Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2005
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    Not receiving log watch notices here either.. Updated as prescribed:

    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jul 20 14:04 logwatch-7.3.6/

    # Default person to mail reports to. Can be a local account or a
    # complete email address. Variable Print should be set to No to
    # enable mail feature.
    MailTo =
    # WHen using option --multiemail, it is possible to specify a different
    # email recipient per host processed. For example, to send the report
    # for hostname host1 to, use:
    #Mailto_host1 =
    # Multiple recipients can be specified by separating them with a space.

    # Default person to mail reports from. Can be a local account or a
    # complete email address.
    MailFrom = Logwatch

    # If set to 'Yes', the report will be sent to stdout instead of being
    # mailed to above person.
    Print = No

    # The default detail level for the report.
    # This can either be Low, Med, High or a number.
    # Low = 0
    # Med = 5
    # High = 10
    Detail = 5

    # The 'Service' option expects either the name of a filter
    # (in /usr/share/logwatch/scripts/services/*) or 'All'.
    # The default service(s) to report on. This should be left as All for
    # most people.
    Service = All
    # You can also disable certain services (when specifying all)
    Service = "-zz-network" # Prevents execution of zz-network service, which
    # prints useful network configuration info.
    Service = "-zz-sys" # Prevents execution of zz-sys service, which
    # prints useful system configuration info.
    Service = "-eximstats" # Prevents execution of eximstats service, which
    # is a wrapper for the eximstats program.
    # If you only cared about FTP messages, you could use these 2 lines
    # instead of the above:
    #Service = ftpd-messages # Processes ftpd messages in /var/log/messages
    #Service = ftpd-xferlog # Processes ftpd messages in /var/log/xferlog
    # Maybe you only wanted reports on PAM messages, then you would use:
    #Service = pam_pwdb # PAM_pwdb messages - usually quite a bit
    #Service = pam # General PAM messages... usually not many

    I ran logwatch from the command line and it ran but still not report in my mail.. so now what??

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