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Re: how to count number of forwards

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  • Wietse Venema
    ... The information is available in the logging. It is not available in one place in Postfix itself. Wietse
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 3, 2006
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      Zafer Aydogan:
      > 2006/11/25, Wietse Venema <wietse@...>:
      > > Magnus B?ck:
      > > > On Friday, November 24, 2006 at 18:16 CET,
      > > > Zafer Aydogan <zafer@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > I'm using postfix 2.2.9 with a mysql-alias database.
      > > > > Everything works fine.
      > > > >
      > > > > Now I need, to increase an auto_increment field in the mysql database,
      > > > > everytime an email to an alias is delivered. I need this, to count the
      > > > > number of delivered emails.
      > > > > I also need the the Message ID, for the delivered E-Mails. (Like:
      > > > > Message-Id: <20061121104244.14CA222859F@...>)
      > > > > All aliases are external adresses going to user@..., if that
      > > > > matters.
      > > > >
      > > > > How can I achieve all this ?
      > > >
      > > > Analyze the mail logs. They contain all the information you need.
      > >
      > > Currently Postfix can log to stderr and to syslog(). It is already
      > > possible to add logging "adapters" for other data sinks, but they
      > > would just receive the same free-text strings that you already see
      > > in the logs. For logging to sql to be useful, the "split" between
      > > stderr/syslog/sql would have to happen before the information is
      > > flattened into a free-text string.
      > >
      > > Wietse
      > >
      > I think the log is written after the email has been send.
      > But I need the Message-Id in the outgoing mail.
      > Is there no way to do this ?
      > With some sort of hooks, maybe ?

      The information is available in the logging. It is not available
      in one place in Postfix itself.

      Wietse
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