use smtp / postfix + ssh to send a remote server's log
On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 10:27 AM, sunhux G <email@example.com> wrote:
> On our Linux RHES4.x box, I've seen a vendor issuing
> "telnet localhost 25"
> helo ...
> ... content ...
> quit (or exit or end?)
> to send out mails to say a yahoo addr from our Linux box.
> I'll need the exact commands in a Shell script to do :
> ssh to a remote server to do "tail -f
> /app/servers/slapd-hostname/logs/errors | grep -i replication"
> if there's a replication message that appears in the log of the remote
> server (which
> does not have SMTP/postfix running in it), then email out the line of text
> from the log
> with replication message asap (within 30 secs) to firstname.lastname@example.org &
> Note that our current SMTP/Postfix server can't ssh using public+private
> keys to the remote server, just using password authentication, so the
> ssh session once logged in to the remote box has to be left open/logged in
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> unsubscribe mailto:email@example.com?subject=unsubscribe
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