UNIX / Linux: Send E-mail When sudo Runs

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I‘m not told to use the root user to perform activities that do not require it. I’ve configured sudo for myself and for other web developers so that they can restart MySQL or Apache web server. How do I send email when sudo run by one of my user? How do I keep track of user login done via sudo command?

How To Verify SSL Certificate From A Shell Prompt

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How do I verify and diagnosis SSL certification installation from a Linux / UNIX shell prompt? How do I validate SSL Certificate installation and save hours of troubleshooting headaches without using a browser? How do I confirm I’ve the correct and working SSL certificates?