maillog vs Mailwatch log

Walt Thiessen wt at
Tue Dec 13 23:18:49 UTC 2016

With v4, I remember that MailScanner logged to /var/log/maillog.

However, after my server admins moved me to a different server this past 
September and upgraded to v5, it seems that /var/log/maillog isn't where 
MailScanner logs anymore ... at least on our server.

My server admins claim that this is because MailScanner now logs to 
MailWatch instead.

I always remembered MailWatch as an application that maintained its own 
database, separate from MailScanner. Maybe I'm wrong.

Is this truly the new configuration, or is this a reflection of 
something wrong my server admins did?


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