FreeBSD syslog troubles
fizz at BOMB.NET
Wed Feb 6 18:50:40 GMT 2002
im not sure if you have a syslog.conf in your etc, but try adding a line
and then restart mailscanner, it should write something to
/var/log/mail/maillog, you may have to creat that mail dir in your /var/log
hope this helps
----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd Martin" <todd at DECAGON.COM>
To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD syslog troubles
> ummm...I can't tell you what version. The -v option is a FreeBSD
> extension for verbose (and there is no -V). Manually starting syslogd
> doesn't report the version. The man pages aren't helping me either.
> This is a FreeBSD 4.5 box -- the latest.
> For what it's worth, spamassassin is writing to the maillog...
> >what version of syslogd? do syslogd -v
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Todd Martin" <todd at DECAGON.COM>
> >To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> >Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 3:33 AM
> >Subject: FreeBSD syslog troubles
> >> Hi again,
> >> I'm not seeing any mailscanner messages in my maillog. I've sent
> >> myself a few dummy files that correctly trip the "extension not
> >> allowed" filter.
> >> I've read the mailscanner FAQ, but the item about syslog seems
> >> specific to Linux. Syslogd on FreeBSD doesn't seem to have a -r
> >> option. The man pages for syslogd, Sys::Syslog, and syslog.conf
> >> aren't helping. What simple thing am I missing?
> >> ~Todd
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