Crontab Called Logwatch Sends More Email Then Expected

(Doc ID 2114498.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Install and configure logwatch to send email of log summary, say at 4.02am everyday, but finally it is noticed that getting 2 emails every early morning.
If manually run script /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch, it sends 1 email only which is correct.


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms