MS logs to two facilities

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Mar 23 14:45:09 GMT 2006

Check that either a facility or priority is not set up to log in both  
places, that's the most common cause of multiple logging, just duff  
syslog.conf files.

On 23 Mar 2006, at 14:31, Kai Schaetzl wrote:

> I changed the logging facility in MailScanner.conf to local1. I  
> changed
> syslog.conf. I restarted both servers several times. I get logging  
> now to
> *both* logs /var/maillog and /var/log/mailscanner.log. It seems  
> that MS is
> now logging to the mail *and* local1 facilities instead of just  
> local1. Is
> this something special with local?
> I did this in the past and it worked fine. I didn't use a local  
> facility,
> though, but "abused" news.
> This is latest MailScanner on CentOS 4.3.
> I changed to news, still the same problem.
> Kai
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