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Re: no /var/log/maillog

Make sure that the file "/dev/log" exists and is a socket, too - though 
the missing line in syslog.conf is probably it.

--Danny, who *sooo* wants to say "just install postfix" here. ;)

Todd Davis wrote:

> Make sure you have this line in /etc/syslog.conf:
> mail.*                                                  /var/log/maillog
> On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 09:32, Marcelo Medici wrote:
>>I am running Redhat's sendmail-8.12.8-5.80 on a Redhat 8.0 machine.
>>Strangely, no /var/log/maillog is created when sendmail is started.
>>Manually touching the file and chmod 600, the file remains empty even
>>though the machine is passing a fair amount of port 25 traffic.
>>I have tried returning the machine to an out of the box redhat sendmail
>>configuration, only changing the cf file to listen on an address other
>>than and still no change.
>>Can someone provide some troubleshooting sets to find out just what is
>>happening? The entries to /var/log/messages certainly appear as completely
>>thank you.

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