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Where are the exim logs

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by welo, May 3, 2004.

  1. welo

    welo Well-Known Member

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    This is a flat out noob question :). I've been running a cPanel box for two years and never had to track them down before. Now I'm attempting to backtrack some suspicious mail and discovered I have no idea where the exim logs are. Thanks.
     
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    Most of the of the critical logs are stored in the /var/log folder. Assuming your on a Linux box :)

    Mickalo
     
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    /var/log/exim

    Wow! 2 years without ever checking your logs?
     
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    mickalo Well-Known Member

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    Yea, my thoughts too, kinda scary :D

    Oh well, we all live and learn... sometimes the hard way.

    Mickalo
     
  5. welo

    welo Well-Known Member

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    It's not as bad as it sounds. I check my access/referrer and FTP logs every day via logwatch and other software. Just never had to worry about tracking down mail routing before. Regardless, thanks.
     
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    welo Well-Known Member

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    Okay, one last question: I found the entry I was looking for in the correct exim log. Reads like:

    (email and IP address replaced for privacy reasons)

    Can anyone tell me what the "S=4164" means?
     
  7. SarcNBit

    SarcNBit Well-Known Member

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    That is the message size
     
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    Ah, since you said that it makes sense. I was able to figure out everything else. I even got lost in the Exim site looking for it. Cheers.
     
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    For future reference
     
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