Web Notification on Changes
Each TWiki web does an automatic email notification of recent changes. Users can subscribe / unsubscribe themselves in WebNotify
of each TWiki web. The Perl script
is called by a deamon in regular intervals. The script is sending an automated email to subscribed users in case some topics changed in a web within this interval.
Configuring Outgoing Mail
TWiki will use the
module in case it is installed on your system. You need to specify the
variable in TWikiPreferences
You can use an external mail program like
in case the
module is not installed. In this case specify the
For Unix platforms:
mailnotify at Regular Intervals
Edit the cron table so that
is called in an interval of your choice. Please consult
of how to modify the table that schedules program execution at certain intervals. Example:
% crontab -e
15,45 * * * * (cd ~twiki/public_html/bin; ./mailnotify -q)
The above line will call mailnotify at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past every hour. The
switch suppresses all normal output.
On Windows NT / 2000 you can use a scheduled task.
- 16 Mar 2001