[Dovecot] Reduce logging auth-worker

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sat Mar 23 03:34:22 EET 2013

Am 23.03.2013 02:31, schrieb Nick Edwards:
> Hello Timo
> We would like to reduce the logging by increasing severity, we don't
> use syslog since we use
> log_path = /var/log/dovecot/pop3.log


> Is there a way auth-worker can be made to log  warn|error   instead of info?
> Constantly 1/5th of the log file is filled with auth-work info
> connecting to mysql socket, which we do not need to see unless, well,
> we need to see it either via debug, or if there is a problem, I know
> this can be done from syslog, but we prefer not to use syslog, and the
> wiki does not indicate it can be done?

but that is exactly why syslog exists instead re-invent the wheel

[root at mail:~]$ cat /etc/rsyslog.conf | grep database
:msg, contains, "Connected to database dbmail" ~

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