[Dovecot] dovecot-lda not logging if dovecot runs under daemontools

Jost Krieger Jost.Krieger+dovecot at rub.de
Tue Jul 30 13:35:24 EEST 2013

On Fri Jul 26 14:51:30 2013, Roberto Puzzanghera wrote:
> Hi Jost, thanks for your reply.
> Il 26.07.2013 13:11 Jost Krieger ha scritto:

> >Dovecot-lda runs under qmail, so you'll find the output in qmail's
> >logs. If you run, say, doveadm manually, the output will be on your
> >terminal.
> I didn't explain myself very well. The qmail's log
> /var/log/dovecot/current doesn't show the lda output as expected. I

That's dovecot's log, not qmail's.

> see onlythe output of imap and pop3. Anyway, running dovecot
> manually or as daemon in the normal way (without daemontools) show
> the lda output in the log.
You are logging to stderr, in the delivery case that means qmail-local's
output. This is somewhere in a place like /var/qmal/logs/qmail/current
and looks similar to

@4000000051f793e218f78c54 delivery 847552: success: lda(xxxxxxxx):_Info:_msgid=<20130730102215.ECB48809E9 at carlos.noc.ruhr-uni-bochum.de>:_saved_mail_to_NOC-Order/did_0+0+1/

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