Postfix and MailScanner logger

Alvaro Marín alvaro at
Mon Nov 9 10:38:02 GMT 2009


Jason Ede escribió:
> I've been thinking of writing something very similar for use here to bring together from all our mail servers with an additional field of receiving server name...  Any chance can post to the list if you manage to do this?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
>> bounces at] On Behalf Of Alvaro Marín
>> Sent: 06 November 2009 10:37
>> To: MailScanner discussion
>> Subject: Re: Postfix and MailScanner logger
>> Alex Broens escribió:
>>> On 11/6/2009 11:21 AM, Antony Stone wrote:
>>>> On Friday 06 November 2009 09:53, Alvaro Marín wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I'm searching for a logger tool to store in a MySQL table Postfix
>> and
>>>>> MailScanner's logs.
>>>>> The idea is to save in a database values like:
>>>>> - sender IP
>>>>> - sender address
>>>>> - destination address
>>>>> - if the mail was blocked by RBLs, rate-limit...
>>>>> - the result of SpamAssassin test (from MailScanner)
>>>>> - the result of MailScanner process (deliver, deliver+header or
>> delete)
>>>>> Anyone knows a tool like this or I've to do it myself? :)
>>>> Have you considered ?
>>> mailwatch only stores data processed by MailScanner and not MTA data,
>>> Sendmail, Postfix,etc data.
>>> rsyslog or syslog-ng seem to closer to what Alvaro is looking for.
>> Yes, as you've said, Mailwatch is only for MailScanner.
>> Anyway, I think that I have soo much traffic to have a solution like
>> rsyslog/syslog-ng (in real time) or MW. I'm searching for a script that
>> parses the logs (each hour, for example) and stores SMTP/MailScanner
>> data in MySQL; then a web interface in PHP.
>> I think that I'll have to program it myself :)
>> Thanks!
>> Regards,
>> --
>> Alvaro Marín Illera
>> Hostalia Internet

The developer of the project has updated the link:

but I need something with more options. I'll try to do something and if
I can, share it.


Alvaro Marín Illera
Hostalia Internet

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