JP Vossen on 24 Feb 2013 18:56:07 -0800

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[PLUG] pflogsumm: log reports for Postfix

I forgot to mention this the other week after Julian's Postfix preso. There is a nifty Perl script called pflogsumm in the Debian repos. Install that package, then either grab one of the cron examples:

Or copy mine:
45 02 * * * /usr/sbin/pflogsumm -d yesterday --problems_first -q -h 0 -u 0 --no_no_msg_size --ignore_case /var/log/mail.log

And you will get a periodic email (I like daily) about your Postfix activity. If you have more than 1-2 users you may want to omit the "-h 0 -u 0" parts.

Very cool for keeping an eye on your Postfix server.

And quite insane levels of Spam being blocked lately. From my 2013-02-21 report:
	blocked using (total: 431)
	Helo command rejected: Invalid name (total: 1)
	Helo command rejected: need fully-qualified hostname (total: 9)
	Recipient address rejected: Access denied (total: 5)
	Sender address rejected: Domain not found (total: 1)

That's 431 in 1 day for my dinky little server. That is usually more like <=30.

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