nevermind, i got it to work, with a little help from
http://student.northpark.edu/pemente/awk/awk_sys.txt,

tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log | awk '/192.168.1.100/
{system("echo " $0 "| mailx -s test_email m...@email.com" ) }'

thx..!

2009/4/22 Bill Campbell <free...@celestial.com>:
> You might want to look at ``swatch'' which is designed to do
> this, and monitors multiple log files simultaneously.
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009, Evuraan::????????????????????????  wrote:
>>Greetings..!
>>
>>this works,
>>
>>tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log | nawk '/192.168.1.100/{ print $0 }'
>>
>>and this too:
>>
>> tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log |awk ' /192.168.1.100/ { system
>>("mail -s \"This works\" m...@email.address")}'
>>
>>but this below, does not work
>>
>> tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log |awk ' /192.168.1.100/ {  print
>>$0 | "mail m...@email.address  "}'
>>
>>Any pointers would be much appreciated.
>>
>>Thx.
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