[Dovecot] Session IDs
daniel.parthey at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Sat Apr 28 20:16:54 EEST 2012
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> v2.1.2 added support for "session IDs", which is a 9 year unique identifier
> for that specific IMAP/POP3 connection. Initially I thought it would only be
> useful for tracking connections going through Dovecot proxies to backends
> (the session ID is forwarded)
Sounds like an interesting debugging feature.
> Apr 28 17:38:27 imap-login: Info: Login: user=<tss>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, mpid=14338, secured, session=<rNuHLL6+jgB/AAAB>
> The last line requires a modified mail_log_prefix, I wasn't planning on changing its default.
What does your mail_log_prefix look like?
Can you document the needed variable at
> 1) Does this change break someone's auth log line parsing?
We don't do any parsing, just sending logs to a central syslog server
for debugging purposes.
> 2) Does the auth prefix look prettier with or without <> around session id? :)
It should be separated using a fixed name like session=... for easy parsing.
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