Non-Existent Log File

Muzaffer Tolga Ozses tolga at
Sat Jun 13 12:15:07 UTC 2015

Look into logrotate, and turn off your debugging stuff.
On 13 Jun 2015 15:02, "Steve Matzura" <number6 at> wrote:

> My /var/log/maillog was getting pretty big because of lots of testing
> and re-configuring I've been doing lately with both Dovecot and
> Postfix. I figured just remove /var/log/maillog and it would be
> re-created. It wasn't--not by Dovecot, not by Postfix. I had to
> manually create a new one, put one character in it, save it, properly
> secure it with chmod, and then Dovecot (and postfix) messages got
> written to it. This can't possibly be the proper procedure to clear
> maillog messages ... can it?

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