[oi-dev] Sendmail logging to wrong facility

Gary Mills gary_mills at fastmail.fm
Tue Sep 18 16:24:46 UTC 2018

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:57:07PM +0200, Udo Grabowski (IMK) wrote:
> On 18/09/2018 17:15, Gary Mills wrote:
> > I'm using the sendmail supplied with OI-hipster with my own
> > configuration files.  It works correctly except that the MTA daemon
> > logs to the wrong facility.  Specifically, the client sendmail logs to
> > the mail facility, which syslog sends to /var/log/syslog, but the
> > sendmail MTA logs to the daemon facility, which syslog sends to
> > /var/adm/messages .  Has anyone else noticed this anomaly?  The entire
> > sendmail logging should be in /var/log/syslog .

> Have a look into /etc/syslog.conf, there are rules affecting the
> mail client and server logging:

That's the first place I looked.  It's not the cause of this problem.
Something is changing the syslog facility.

-Gary Mills-		-refurb-		-Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-

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