Any way to stop logging Sobig e-mail?

Gary Mills mills@cc.UManitoba.CA
Wed Sep 3 19:25:09 UTC 2003


On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:11:46PM -0600, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> > > 
> > > Is there any way to disable logging for Sobig e-mail?
> 
> If you do have a way to detect Sobig, then why not wrap it into a script
> that deletes or moves asside the objectionable log files?
> Why can't something elaborated from this do the job?
> 
>     find /var/dcc/log /var/dcc/userdirs -newer marker -name 'msg.*'  \
>       xargs grep -l whatever | xargs -n 1  /bin/rm
>     touch marker
> 
> (eg. some versions of xargs can be used to better effect with rm)

Yes, I could do that.  I think what I'll do, though, is to recompile
dccm with the maximum log file size reduced from 32K to 16K.  Too bad
it's not a run-time setting.

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-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-



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