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Re: Certbot excessive logging

Christian Seiler <christian@iwakd.de> writes:

> You are annoyed by your automated log analysis tool (be it logcheck or
> something else) sending you these messages every 12 hours, not by the
> messages being present in the log themselves. I would really recommend
> you alter your filtering solution and not the log level of systemd,
> because the latter will come to bite you one day. (There's a reason why
> cron syslog messages are typically filtered in automated checking
> solutions and not completely suppressed.)

FWIW, the logcheck rules are:

^\w{3} [ :0-9]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ systemd\[1\]: Start(ing|ed) Certbot\.+$

(I have a big collection of such things; I probably should start trying to
get them merged back into logcheck again.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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