Mailscanner logging to syslog, only partial to mail.log, driving me nuts

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Thu Feb 5 11:31:26 GMT 2009

Greg Deputy wrote on Wed, 4 Feb 2009 23:50:51 -0800:

> I've had a logging issue going on for a while with MailScanner.  In my
> /var/log/mail.log file I'm only getting postfix messages, where all the
> MailScanner messages seem to be going into /var/log/syslog.  I've checked
> the mailscanner config, and the syslog facility set is 'mail' and syslog
> seems to be setup and config'd correctly.  I used to get all logging in
> mail.log as expected, but at some point is stopped.

check your /etc/syslog.conf


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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