maillog vs Mailwatch log

Mark Sapiro mark at
Wed Dec 14 01:18:01 UTC 2016

On 12/13/2016 03:18 PM, Walt Thiessen wrote:
> 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.

On my Ubuntu 16.04 server MailScanner's log messages are written to both
/var/log/mail.log and /var/log/syslog.

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