logrotate sendmail

Alexander Dalloz alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Sat Oct 2 21:21:39 UTC 2004

Am Sa, den 02.10.2004 schrieb Edwin Dicker um 23:09:

> Since the last Logrotate on sep.26 on my system sendmail is not logging 
> anymore to /var/log/maillog but only to /var/log/maillog.1 ( the previous 
> maillog file )
> I have restarted sendmail but no effect.

Certain, because not Sendmail logs to the file, but syslogd.

> What can be the cause of sendmail keeping logging to maillog.1 ??

The log rotation failed partly. I had that case once with Apache's log
files in the past. Run "service syslog restart".

> Edwin


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