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Old 04-19-2007, 06:02 AM   #1
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backing going up of outgoing mails in our mailserver???


hello!!!!
we need to create a log or back up of all the mails sent through our mailserver (may be from a particular domain that we host for eg @info.com.np)..
can anybody plzzzz suggest me a way to achieve that??is it possible or not??
our mailserver uses sendmail. do we need to modify the sendmail.cf file or sendmail.mc file for that purpose...if so how to do it??
plzzzzz help....
thanking u in advance!!!
 
Old 04-19-2007, 12:53 PM   #2
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If you are using IMAP then you can setup another machine to copy the mailboxes with the rsync command.
 
Old 04-19-2007, 01:38 PM   #3
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That would work for mail stored on his pop/imap server, but I think he wants to do it for mail being sent through his SMTP server. This mail may never normally exist anywhere on disk.

Enabling logging of this magnitude is generally frowned upon for performance (and sometimes user privacy) reasons. It's possible, for sure... but keep in mind that it will bring any medium-to-high-traffic mail server to its knees.
 
Old 04-19-2007, 11:48 PM   #4
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any solutions??possible

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That would work for mail stored on his pop/imap server, but I think he wants to do it for mail being sent through his SMTP server. This mail may never normally exist anywhere on disk.

Enabling logging of this magnitude is generally frowned upon for performance (and sometimes user privacy) reasons. It's possible, for sure... but keep in mind that it will bring any medium-to-high-traffic mail server to its knees.
thanks 4 ur reply..yes of course i want to enable logging of mails sent through my smtp server..you are absolutely correct that it would require a lot of disk space...but we are ready for that.. anyhow,we want to enable logging of outgoing mails through our smtp server..plzzzzzz if anyone can help us out......
 
  


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