Subject: Re: the daily/weekly/monthly scripts
To: Sam Carleton <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/24/2001 10:45:37
In message <>, Sam Carleton writes:
>I have two questions about these scripts.
>1: First off, I would like to have them sent to another user.  After
>looking at the script, I get the impression that all I need to do is set
>the $MAILTO enviornment variable before the scripts run.  Am I correct?
>If so, how do YOU recommend I set the $MAILTO in the crontab file?

Set it in /etc/monthly.conf -- see the man page for monthly.conf, 
weekly.conf, etc.

		--Steve Bellovin,