I'd like to setup an alert system which monitors the nginx access log and sends an email alert every time it gets a 500 or 502 error. I want a simple but reliable setup but am open to all suggestions. Should I use some local scripts or remote log server? What are my options and the dis/advantages of one over the others? I'm running nginx 1.8.1 on Centos 6.


If you don't want to install other software and use the tools that are already there, add since you already have rsyslog running you could configure the in ommail module


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