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From: Mike Bacher
Date: 2010-03-04 19:39:49 -0500
Subject: Re: Re: BMX log searching

> However, I think merging sendmail related lines may not be practical.
> Also note that BMX works with all manner of MTAs, which may or may not
> be local to the machine.

sendmail seems to be the default MTA for BMX (the instance that listens on port 
26 and is used for queueing, etc).  The reason that we need it is that we have 
an incomplete picture of the mail delivery process with only "smtpf" lines 
included in the search (that is, we need to see the resulting message ID from 
the recipient mail server in some cases, which is only available in the sendmail 
lines in the maillog) -- so we end up having to just grep the maillog manually, 
which isn't and convenient as the WUI.


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