Mailscanner logging to syslog, only partial to mail.log, driving
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Thu Feb 19 11:11:26 GMT 2009
On 12/2/09 23:27, Greg Deputy wrote:
>> Greg Deputy wrote on Mon, 9 Feb 2009 15:19:30 -0800:
>>> Why is MailScanner sending spamassassin
>>> result messages to local3.info instead of mail.info?
>> This is not what you claimed, AFAIK. You said that you get no MailScanner
>> messages to mail.log. Is that *really* the case or is it only the sa
>> scores that you are missing? For me that's quite a big difference.
> What wasn't showing up was anything about scanning. Spamassassin stuff,
> sure, but other mailscanner reports as well. I'm logging the local3.* stuff
> to mail log now so it all goes where I want, but just confuses me why its
> going to local3. MailScanner.conf has syslog facility set to mail.
MailScanner only ever syslogs to the log facility you set in the conf file.
>>> Is there a tag for mailscanner that
>>> I need to add to syslog.conf to get those where I want them?
>> You can set the log facility in MS. I don't know if that applies to SA
>> scores, I do not log SA scores. You do realize that your syslog.conf
>> creates a lot of additional logging for mail, even to the xonsole? Just
>> grep mail from the file to see what I mean.
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