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Old 02-26-2010, 05:47 AM
 
Default What has happened to /etc/mail/statistics (thanks)

> reg@dwf.com wrote:
> > Up till last fall I used to receive information about what had gone thru
> > sendmail from the program /usr/sbin/mailstats from information being
> > kept in the file /etc/mail/statistics.
> >
> > Since (an update to sendmail?) last fall, the file /etc/mail/statistics
> > has been of zero length, but I see no other complaints.
> >
> > Is there now an option that I must set to get these statistics?
> > Or possibly new file ownership/mode for the file.
> >
> > Any thoughts will be appreciated.
> >
> Working just fine here on a fully updated F12 system.
>
> My sendmail.mc has the entry...
>
> define(`STATUS_FILE', `/var/log/mail/statistics')dnl
>
> and that file's ownership is "root/root".
>
> I ran "mailstats -p" to print and clear the file. Then, after more mail
> arrived, ran just "mailstats" and the new stats were available.
>
Thanks, that seems to do it.
Guess that define is now necessary, it wasn't in my previous sendmail.mc

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Reg.Clemens
reg@dwf.com


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