Permissions on /var/log/dovecot

@lbutlr kremels at
Mon Mar 19 21:48:26 EET 2018

On 2018-03-19 (13:19 MDT), Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at> wrote:
> Plus, if dovecot is able to write to a file owned by root:wheel, then there is a BIG problem right there!!!

Logging is generally done by syslogd, not directly by the process. So no, dovecot is not writing to a file owned by root anymore than postfix is writing to mail.log which is also owned by root.

In my specific case, it is rsyslogd.

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