Log messages going into imap/pop stream

Nils Vogels nivo at yuckfou.org
Mon Jan 26 15:32:04 EST 2004

Michal Pr(íhoda wrote:

> C: L01 LOGIN root {0}
> S: + go ahead
> C: <omitted>
> S: <181>Jan 26 12:15:38 imapd[10975]: badlogin: 
> us.spinet.cz[] plaintext root SASL(-13): authentication 
> failure: checkpass failed
> The important line is the last one - evidently log message felt into 
> imap output. The bad thing is, that it happens even after successfull 
> login, but of course the IMAP clients can't get it.
Sounds like your syslog daemon is logging to consoles where root is 
logged in ?



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