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|ID||Project||Category||View Status||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0017373||CentOS-6||postfix||public||2020-05-18 15:28||2020-05-18 15:32|
|Priority||normal||Severity||minor||Reproducibility||have not tried|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version|
|Summary||0017373: Postfix logging and systemd|
|Description||From the PostFix mailing list:|
> On 5/18/20 6:38 AM, Wietse Venema wrote:
>> Systemd is great for losing logs while you're doing bulk mail. If
>> your system has systemd, consider using Postfix's maillog_file
>> feature instead. Again, Without logs there will be no support.
> With more and more Linux distributions moving to systemd, could this be
> something PostFix can sense during installation, and default to using
> the maillog feature? I don't understand what makes bulk mail trigger
> the systemd problem -- I suspect that any high traffic would run into
> this. But I don't know.
That is a question for the LINUX distro maintainer.
They are responsible for system-specific adjustments.
Note that the maillog_file feature requires that POSTFIX manages
logfile rotation, or that the system logrotate tool notifies Postfix
when logs are rotated. Otherwise there will be massige loss of
|Steps To Reproduce||Have not tried, but am responding to a statement by the upstream.|
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