log rotation, one process doesn't know about it

Zbigniew Szalbot zbyszek at szalbot.homedns.org
Mon Oct 23 06:43:55 UTC 2006


On Sat, 21 Oct 2006, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:

>> Do one of the following:
>> 1) Configure both exim and dovecot to log through syslog with the same
>>   facility.  Then configure syslogd to put that facility in the file
>>   you want.

What I had to do to make it work was to remove
log_path = /var/log/exim/mainlog
from Dovecot configuration file leaving 
syslog_facility = mail intact.

Now Dovecot and exim happily write to /var/log/exim/mainlog

Thank you for your suggestions!

Zbigniew Szalbot

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