Need a recommendation for Log File Analysis

Murray Taylor mtaylor at
Mon Jan 24 14:25:33 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 09:05, Bill Schmitt (SW) wrote:
> I'm looking for an application to run on our FreeBSD 4.9 server that 
> will allow some mining of data from our mail logs (Postfix). For 
> example, what ip's are rejected because they are incorrectly formatted 
> or what domains are not providing reverse dns entries (which we reject). 
> Being able to mine down looking for repeated mailings to invalid 
> mailboxes would be nice.
> Looking at the information in the ports doesn't seem to indicate a 
> specific application that does these things. Does this kind of animal exist?

is a good start - I use this one

mail/pflogstats  may be another - havent used it myself


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