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Old 09-01-2008, 11:34 AM   #1
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Question Real time log of postfix

I am testing some stuff with postfix but each time need to run...

cat /var/log/mail.log | tail
to view for activity.
I am just wondering if it is at all possible to have a real time view of postfix's activity so I don't need to keep refreshing?
Old 09-01-2008, 12:38 PM   #2
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"tail -f /path/to/any/log/file" is the pipped cat is needed.

Last edited by marozsas; 09-01-2008 at 12:40 PM. Reason: do not read "pipped cat" literally....
Old 09-01-2008, 12:55 PM   #3
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That's great stuff. Thanks a bunch.


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