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This command will log the output of your simple cronjobs to syslog, and syslog will take it from there. Works great for monitoring scripts which only produce simple output.
* This can be used by regular users, without modifying system files like /etc/syslog.conf
* Reduce cron spam to [email protected] (Please stop spaming the sysadmins)
* Uses common tools like syslog (and logrotate) so that you don't need to maintain yet another krufty logfile.
* Still ensures that the output is logged somewhere, for posterity. Perhaps it's stored the secure, central syslog server, for example.
* Seems to work fine on Ubuntu, CentOS, FreeBSD & MacOSX
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