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Sendmail Log Formats

Class The queue class: the numeric value defined in the sendmail configuration file for the keyword given in the Precedence: header of the processed message. Sender log records

Ctladdr The "controlling" user", that is, the name of the user whose credentials we use for delivery. Recipient log records

Delay The total message delay: the time difference between reception and final delivery or bounce). Format is delay=HH:MM::SS for a delay of less than one day and delay=days+HH:MM::SS otherwise. Recipient log records

The envelope sender. Format is from=addr, with addr defined in [2] by the "address" keyword. This can be an actual person, or also be postmaster or the value of the $n macro in the case of a bounced message. Sender log records

Mailer The symbolic name (defined in the sendmail configuration file) for the program (known as delivery agent) that performed the message delivery. Recipient log records

Msgid A world-unique message identifier, defined in [2] as msgid= local-part (a) domain and the placeholders local-part and domain replaced by the respective keywords in [2]. The msgid= equate is omitted if it (incorrectly) is not defined in the configuration file. Sender log records

Nrcpts The number of recipients for the message, after all aliasing has taken place. Sender log records

pri The initial priority assigned to the message. The priority changes each time the queued message is tried, but this equate only shows the initial value. Sender log records

Proto The protocol that was used when the message was received; this is either SMTP, ESMTP, or internal, or assigned with the -p command-line switch. It is stored in $r. Sender log records

Relay Shows which user or system sent / received the message; the format is one of relay=user(a)domain [IP], relay=user(a)localhost, or relay=fqdn host. Sender and recipient log records


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