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Am looking at that now. I need a system whereas the logfile gets no larger than 25k. I have deleted the original maillog file because it was nearly 700k and you can imagine how hard it was to scroll down to the end. Prob is that after I have restarted Postfix, it no longer writes to the new log file. Why is this?
Have worked out the maillog no write issue. Have restarted syslog. For the benefit of others:
/etc/init.d/syslog restart. Fingers crossed, I have made amendments to logrotate to have a file size of just 5k. thx
I set up a script that emails the file to my work email and deletes the file every six hours. That way I have a record of all incoming email stored off the machine. When the boss comes asking about this or that message not getting in, I can show him the logs and exonerate my postfix/spamassassin system.