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Re: Postfix logging to syslog

From: Sahil Tandon (sahilFreeBSD.org)
Date: Tue Apr 27 2010 - 22:23:22 CDT


On Tue, 27 Apr 2010, N. Yaakov Ziskind wrote:

> I'd like to stop postfix from scribbling to syslog.
>
> syslog stuff from main.cf ('postconf -n' data upon request):
>
> syslog_facility = mail
> syslog_name = postfix
>
> # grep -v "#" /etc/syslog.conf

[ .. ]

> I'm getting full Postfix output to syslog, mail.log and mail.info.
> What am I missing?

Assuming you did not make any mistakes while editing syslog.conf, did
you restart syslogd(8) after making the changes? Postfix simply logs to
the mail facility; how syslogd(8) handles this is not a Postfix issue.

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Sahil Tandon <sahilFreeBSD.org>