NetBSD-Users archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: help with an audit-packages shell script

Salut, Greg,

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:42:22 -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   My suggestion would be to have the following /etc/security.local:
> It would be nice if audit-packages had a -m switch that caused it to:
>   always exit with status 0 unless sending mail failed
>   send mail if downloading fails or if there are vulnerable packages
> Then one could just put audit-packages -m in cron and have the right
> thing happen, more or less.
> Also, it would be cool to have a nagios plugin to check audit-packages
> freshness/status.

I would suggest that /etc/security.local is the right place for
precisely that. I don't see the point in teaching audit-packages to
send mail.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index