changing the log file?

Raymond Sundland raymond at
Wed Dec 7 10:37:16 EST 2005

Cyrus logs through syslog.  I would suggest doing a man syslog.conf, but a
quick example for a modification would be:

*.*							/var/log/maillog

This would log anything from imapd to /var/log/maillog.  I typically like to
keep my cyrus logs in a different file from my SMTP logs, so I choose

-----Original Message-----
From: info-cyrus-bounces at
[mailto:info-cyrus-bounces at] On Behalf Of Matt Singerman
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 9:54 AM
To: info-cyrus at
Subject: changing the log file?

Hi all,

I am running Cyrus with Sendmail as the MTA on a FreeBSD 6.0 system. 
Currently, IMAP messages are being written to /var/log/messages.  I'd
prefer to have them be written to /var/log/maillog.  Is there an
option to change in Cyrus' configuration file to do this, or any other


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