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Old 07-08-2003, 06:08 AM   #1
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logging of imap connections


Hi

I am running a RH9 server with imap accounts and squid.

My secure log is full of access from local PC's using Outlook Express (in the 10.x.x.x range) which makes the log pretty meaningless and very large. I egrep now if I need to look for anything specific.

How can I restrict the logging of imap connections from the local network range ? I still want to see imap connections from the outside world.

The alternative would be to get these connections logged to a different file - ie not in my secure log.

If this is a no-brainer, I'm sorry, but I can't seem to find what is generating the log. It doesn't appear in syslog.conf and I can't find an imapd.conf.

Thanks
 
Old 07-18-2003, 05:02 AM   #2
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I've looked for similar things myself, the thread that helped me is here:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=44248

You will need to have logrotate to use that, but you should have that anyway.

Cool
 
Old 08-06-2003, 04:27 AM   #3
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Hi

Thanks for the reply and sorry for the delay.

Your suggestion is the best solution I can find to limit these messages without turning them off completely (which I don't want to do).

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