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Can anyone please share the procedure how to enable & disable the log-watch feature in Linux RHEL 5 machine.

Thanks in advance.

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closed as not a real question by dunxd, mdpc, Dave M, kce, Ward Apr 16 '13 at 2:51

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Logwatch is usually started by cron.

Check directory /etc/cron.daily/ for a script which launches logwatch.

In RHEL there is a symlink /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch which points to /usr/share/logwatch/scripts/

You can remove this link (0logwatch) from /etc/cron.daily to prevent logwatch from running every day:

rm /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch

To enable it back just create a symlink again:

ln -s /usr/share/logwatch/scripts/ /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch
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I am looking for enable procedure of log-watch in RHEL5.How to enable the log-watch.what is the exact procedure,need to follow to enable the log-watch. – krish Apr 15 '13 at 16:50

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