Feature Idea: MailScanner process name

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at UTWENTE.NL
Wed Dec 14 10:44:40 GMT 2005

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote on 8-12-2005 20:11:
> I take the contrary point of view -- I log everything for all processes
> (sendmail, MailScanner, popper, etc) into one file.  All facilities
> and loglevels from syslogd.conf point to the same file.  Yes the
> file is gigantic on my mail server (about 100 MB/day, rotated daily),
> but everything is in one place waiting for grep to reveal what I want. 
> What happened to a mail message?  Grep for the msgid and see
> both sendmail and MailScanner actions.  Want to know about a user?
> Grep for userid to see sendmail, MailScanner, and POP actions.  Easy.
> Behold the power of grep.

I even changed maillogconvert to show some mailscanner info instead of
the usual "-".

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