[Yum] logging and error logging

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Jun 12 21:22:15 UTC 2002


> It is sortof a tradeoff.  You either get 250 e-mails, or you have to log in 
> and look at 250 log files.  (or use a log watcher, when would in turn e-mail 
> you, ending up with the first situation)
> 
> The trick is to just have it be quiet if it doesn't do anything.  We only put 
> things out where an update would get them about once a month normally (unless 
> it's an emergency), so we basically get blasted once a month, and the trick is 
> to basically look at all your mail, and see which machines *didn't* get updated.

then the last message I sent to the list should answer your
question/problem.

although the default behavior would be - if nothing changed, don't email
anything - could you look for a machine NOT sending a message?

-sv


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