[Dovecot] Who all accessed my dovecot server?

Frerich Raabe raabe at froglogic.com
Wed Jul 3 11:53:56 EEST 2013

Am 7/3/2013 10:32 AM, schrieb pvsuja:
> I have set up a mail server with dovecot as IMAP/POP3 server, postfix as MTA
> and roundcube as web mail client.
> Other mail clients such as Thunderbird is also being used for mail access.
> Now as a security policy in our organization, I want to know the IP
> addresses of the machines from which my mail server was accessed.
> Is there any monitoring tools to get these details?

A cron job doing

   grep "imap-login: Login:" /var/log/maillog

might do the job already. The 'rip=' part of the matches tells you the 
remote IP. Instead of /var/log/maillog you might have to check another 
file (it depends on your Dovecot setup).

Frerich Raabe - raabe at froglogic.com
www.froglogic.com - Multi-Platform GUI Testing

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