On Wed, April 8, 2009 12:14 pm, jittinan suwanrueangsri said:
> I want to know message size of an email which was send through postfix.A
> part of raw log is shown as below
> Apr 8 14:22:02 MailSecure03 postfix/smtpd: BA1CE38965: client=
> Apr 8 14:22:03 MailSecure03 postfix/cleanup: BA1CE38965:
> message-id=<[hidden email]>
> Apr 8 14:22:03 MailSecure03 postfix/qmgr: BA1CE38965: from=<
> [hidden email]>, size=1087, nrcpt=2 (queue active)
> 1.Does the word size mean size of email message ?
> 2.Size is not specified unit ,Does it mean Byte ?
> 3.I found 2 rows which show size but which row is actual size of a
The first size is before the content filter and the second size is after
the content filter. An SMTP content filter will add two Received: headers
plus any headers the content filter itself adds, so a size increase of 450
bytes is reasonable.
Wietse Venema wrote:
> Postfix logging is not yet documented - it is one of those ancient
> pieces of version "zero" code that was meant to be replaced by real
> code that is properly configurable.
If it's not broken, don't fix it. :)
Working with qmail all day, I really appreciate the postfix log format.