Solaris syslog -- was Re: No Logging to Syslog: MailScanner 4.65.3-1 on Solaris 9

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Nov 17 22:39:33 GMT 2007

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shuttlebox wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2007 10:24 PM, Julian Field <MailScanner at> wrote:
>> Is it true that on all Solaris systems this needs to be "native"?
>> If so, I'll make the code do that by default on all Solaris systems.
>> If it's not true, I'll make it an optional configuration option.
> I think a config option probably would be best since the socket type
> also affects how the log line is formatted so native might not be what
> everyone wants either.
Okay, I have added a new optional configuration setting "Syslog Socket 
Type" which 99.9% of users should leave blank, and MailScanner will work 
it out for itself.

However, you may want to set it to "native" on some Solaris systems.

Does this solve the problem?

P.S. Spotted the change in my signature? :-)


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